Credits and Attributions
- Dianne Daugherty and Junko Oba with the Center for Distance and Independent Study
- Instructional Editor
- Laura Foley
- Joseph Meyer
- Media Designers
- Jerod Quinn and Laura Foley
Image and Multimedia Attributions
Unless otherwise noted, images accessed via Wikimedia Commons.
- Title graphic and subnavigation background
- Mount Fuji Seen Through Cherry Blossoms, by Katsushika Hokusai. In the public domain (copyright has expired).
- CD icon
- Courtesy of Everaldo Coelho and YellowIcon. Image licensed under GFDL 2.1.
- Lesson 1: Introducing Japanese—A Language Written in Three Forms
- Figure 1.1 (map of Japan) courtesy of the CIA World Factbook. In the public domain (U.S. government work).
- Lesson 2: Japanese Geography and Rites of Passage
- Figure 2.1 (map of Japan) courtesy of the CIA World Factbook. In the public domain (U.S. government work).
- Timeline of Japanese History, AD 794–1868. Unless noted, all images in the public domain (copyright has expired):
(1) Scene from the chapter "Takewaka" ("Bamboo River") from The Tale of Genji.
(2) Portrait of Yoritomo, copy of the 1179 original hanging scroll, attributed to Fujiwara No Takanobu.
(3) Japanese samurai attacking a Mongol ship circa 1293.
(4) Kongorishi statue from fourteenth century Japan, on exhibit at the Sackler Gallery at the Smithsonian Institution. Photo by Quadell. Image licensed under Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 2.0 and GFDL 1.2.
(5) Woodblock print triptych of Emperor Go-Daigo, by Gekko Ogata (1890).
(5) Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, early fifteenth century.
(6) Kinkaju-ji, photo by Yoshikazu Hara.
(7) Music during the Muromachi (Ashikaga) Period, 1538. Photo by Musee Guimet.
(8) Hanging scroll of Oda Nobunaga, sixteenth century.
(9) Contemporary painting of Achuzi Castle.
(10) Portrait of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, 1601.
(11) Photo of Osaka Castle courtesy of DX Broadrec. Image licensed under GFDL 1.2.
(12) Painting of defense of Busanjin Fortress.
(13) Tokugawa Ieyasu.
(14) Red seal ship, 1634. Tokyo Naval Science Museum.
(15) Hasekura Tsunenaga in Rome, 1615.
(16) The Great Wave off Kanagawa, by Katsushika Hokusai (1832).
(17) Japanese woodblock print of Commodore Matthew Perry, circa 1854. U.S. Library of Congress.
(18) Emperor Meiji, circa 1868.
- Lesson 3: How to Speak Politely
- Figure 3.1 (backpacks and calligraphy tool bags) courtesy of Kanko. Image licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0.
- Lesson 4: School Life
- Figure 4.1 (Shinjuku skyline) courtesy of Itoshin87. In the public domain (copyright released by author).
- Figure 4.2 (junior high classroom) courtesy of Andrew Hancock. In the public domain (copyright released by author).
- Lesson 5: A Review—Japanese in Context
- Figure 5.1 (Mount Naka, Aso cone group) courtesy of Andrew Hancock. Image licensed under GFDL 1.2.
- Lesson 7: Kanji and Culture
- Figure 7.1 (Kobayashi Eitaku, Izanagi and Izanami, c. 1885) accessed via Wikimedia Commons. In the public domain (copyright has expired).
- Lesson 8: Family, Likes and Dislikes, and Leisure Activities
- Figure 8.1 (Puffy AmiYumi) courtesty of Jkelly. Image licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0.
The following workbook answers are reprinted with permission of EMC Publishing, LLC:
- Hiragana はじめるまえに H, workbook page 4.
- ひらがな１I, workbook page 9.
- パザルあそび Puzzle, workbook page 35.
- パズルあそび B, workbook page 56.
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