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Everyday Life in Traditional Japan (Tuttle Classics of Japanese Literature)

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andlt;bandgt;andlt;iandgt;Everyday Life in Traditional Japanandlt;/iandgt; paints a vivid portrait of Tokugawa Japan, a time when contact with the outside world was deliberately avoided and the daily life of the different classes consolidated the traditions that shaped modern Japan.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;With detailed descriptions and over 100 illustrations, authentic samurai, farmers, craftsmen, merchants, courtiers, priests, entertainers and outcasts come to life in this magnificently illustrated portrait of a colorful society. Most works of Japanese history fail to provide enough details about the lives of the people who lived during the time. The level of detail in andlt;iandgt;Everyday Life in Traditional Japanandlt;/iandgt; allows for a more complete picture of the history of Japan.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In fascinating detail, Charles J. Dunn, describes how each class lived: their food, clothing, and houses; their their beliefs and their fears. At the same time he takes account of certain important groups that fell outside the formal class structure, such as the courtiers in the emperor's palace at Kyoto, the Shinto and Buddhist priests, and the other extreme, the actors and the outcasts. he concludes with a lively account of everyday life in the capital city of Edo, the presentand#8211;day Tokyo.

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Samurai, priests, farmers, courtiers, actors and outcasts come to life in this vivid portrait of life under the shogun

Synopsis:

Everyday Life in Traditional Japan paints a vivid portrait of Tokugawa Japan, a time when contact with the outside world was deliberately avoided and the daily life of the different classes consolidated the traditions that shaped modern Japan. Authentic samurai, farmers, craftsmen, merchants, courtiers, priests, entertainers and outcasts come to life in this magnificently illustrated portrait of a colorful society.

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Everyday Life in Traditional Japan paints a vivid portrait of Tokugawa Japan, a time when contact with the outside world was deliberately avoided and the daily life of the different classes consolidated the traditions that shaped modern Japan. Authentic samurai, farmers, craftsmen, merchants, courtiers, priests, entertainers and outcasts come to life in this magnificently illustrated portrait of a colorful society.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Charles J. Dunnandlt;/bandgt; was the Reader in Japanese at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He lived and traveled extensively in Japan.

Product Details

ISBN:
9784805310052
Author:
Dunn, Charles J
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Illustrator:
Broderick, Laurence
Author:
Dunn, Charles J.
Author:
Broderick, Laurence
Subject:
General
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Asia - Japan
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
General History
Subject:
World History-Japan
Subject:
japanese customs; japanese culture; culture of japan; life in japan; japan travel
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Tuttle Classics of Japanese Literature
Publication Date:
20080831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
bandamp;w drawings and photos throughout
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8 x 5.13 in 8 oz

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Samurai, priests, farmers, courtiers, actors and outcasts come to life in this vivid portrait of life under the shogun
"Synopsis" by , Everyday Life in Traditional Japan paints a vivid portrait of Tokugawa Japan, a time when contact with the outside world was deliberately avoided and the daily life of the different classes consolidated the traditions that shaped modern Japan. Authentic samurai, farmers, craftsmen, merchants, courtiers, priests, entertainers and outcasts come to life in this magnificently illustrated portrait of a colorful society.
"Synopsis" by , Everyday Life in Traditional Japan paints a vivid portrait of Tokugawa Japan, a time when contact with the outside world was deliberately avoided and the daily life of the different classes consolidated the traditions that shaped modern Japan. Authentic samurai, farmers, craftsmen, merchants, courtiers, priests, entertainers and outcasts come to life in this magnificently illustrated portrait of a colorful society.
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