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Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan

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Publisher Comments:

This book introduces a world that few early Western visitors to Japan ever saw. This is the world of unusual customs, bizarre superstitions, and enchanting scenery. Included in this classic volume are Hearn's well-known essays on gardens, festivals, the household shrine, and other aspects of Japanese daily life.

Synopsis:

An enthralling look into the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in Japan

Synopsis:

Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan is a bewitching look into a world that few Westerners saw in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuriesa world that still endures in many ways in spite of the changes that have taken place during the modernization of Japan.

About the Author

Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904) was one of the first great interpreters of things Japanese for Western readers. His keen intellect, poetic imagination, and clear style have ensured him a devoted readership, among both foreigners and Japanese, for almost a century.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804811453
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Location:
Rutland, Vt. :
Author:
Hearn, Lafcadio
Author:
Richie, Donald
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
Japan Religious life and customs.
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Asia - Japan
Subject:
Japan Description and travel.
Subject:
Hearn, Lafcadio - Homes and haunts - Japan
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Lafcadio Hearn Collection
Series Volume:
v. 63, no. 3
Publication Date:
19891215
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2 bandw photos; some bandw lines drawing
Pages:
728
Dimensions:
7.25 x 7.5 in 16 oz

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Asia » Japan » Modern 1868 to 1945

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An enthralling look into the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in Japan
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Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan is a bewitching look into a world that few Westerners saw in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuriesa world that still endures in many ways in spite of the changes that have taken place during the modernization of Japan.
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