The Resource Introduction to Japanese culture, (ebook)

Introduction to Japanese culture, (ebook)

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Introduction to Japanese culture
Title
Introduction to Japanese culture
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Featuring full-color photographs and illustrations throughout this text is a comprehensive guide to Japanese culture. The richness of Japan's history is renowned worldwide. The heritage of culture that its society has produced and passed on to future generations is one of Japan's greatest accomplishments. In Introduction to Japanese Culture, you'll read an overview, through sixty-eight original and informative essays, of Japan's most notable cultural achievements, including: o Religion, Zen Buddhism, arranged marriages and Bushido o Drama and Art from pottery, painting and calligraphy to haiku, kabuki and karate o Cuisine everything from rice to raw fish o Home and Recreation, from board games such as Go to origami, kimonos and Japanese gardens o The Japan of today is a fully modern, Westernized society in nearly every regard. Even so, the elements of an earlier age are clearly visible in the country's arts, festivals, and customs. This book focuses on the essential constants that remain in present-day Japan and their counterparts in Western culture. Edited by Daniel Sosnoski, these well-researched articles, color photographs, and line illustrations provide a compact guide to aspects of Japan that often puzzle the outside observer. Introduction to Japanese Culture is wonderfully informative, a needed primer on the cultural make-up and behaviors of the Japanese
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
306/.0952
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Sosnoski, Daniel
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  • Japan
Target audience
adult
Label
Introduction to Japanese culture, (ebook)
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
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Isbn
9781462911530
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11778251
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remote
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11778251
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MWT11778251
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Introduction to Japanese culture, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781462911530
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11778251
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11778251
System control number
MWT11778251
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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