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Essential reading for anyone interested in Japanese culture, this unsurpassed masterwork opens an intriguing window on Japan. Benedicts World War II–era study paints an illuminating contrast between the culture of Japan and that of the United States. The Chrysanthemum and the Sword is a revealing look at how and why our cultures differ, making it the perfect introduction to Japanese history and customs.

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A recognized classic of cultural anthropology, this book explores the political, religious, and economic life of Japan from the seventh century through the mid-twentieth, as well as personal family life.

About the Author

RUTH BENEDICT (1887-1948) was one of the twentieth century's foremost anthropologists and helped to shape the discipline in the United States and around the world. Benedict was a student and later a colleague of Franz Boas at Columbia, where she taught from 1924. Margaret Mead was one of her students. Benedict's contributions to the field of cultural anthropology are often cited today.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395500750
Foreword:
Vogel, Ezra F.
Adapted:
Vogel, Ezra F.
Foreword:
Vogel, Ezra
Author:
Benedict, Ruth
Author:
Vogel, Ezra
Author:
Vogel, Ezra F.
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
Boston, Mass. :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Anthropology
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
Subject:
Asia - Japan
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
National characteristics, Japanese
Subject:
Anthropology - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
19890626
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.26x5.59x.95 in. .80 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Anthropology » Asia
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History and Social Science » World History » Japan
Religion » Eastern Religions » Japanese Religion and Literature

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