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Japanese Culture has been called "a masterpiece of much in little space" (Booklist). For more than two decades it has garnered high praise as an accurate and well-written introduction to Japanese history and culture. This widely used undergraduate text is now available in a new edition. Thoroughly updated, the fourth edition includes expanded sections on numerous topics, among which are samurai values, Zen Buddhism, the tea ceremony, Confucianism in the Tokugawa period, the story of the forty-seven ronin, Mito scholarship in the early nineteenth century, and mass culture and comics in contemporary times.

Synopsis:

An introduction to Japanese history and culture. This fourth edition includes expanded sections on numerous topics, among which are samurai values, Zen Buddhism, the tea ceremony, Confucianism in the Tokugawa period, the story of the 47 "ronin", and mass culture in contemporary times.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [367]-371) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780824821524
Author:
Varley, H. Paul
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press
Location:
Honolulu :
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Asia - Japan
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
World History-Japan
Edition Number:
4
Edition Description:
4th ed. updated and expanded.
Series Volume:
no. 4
Publication Date:
20000331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9.18x6.01x.93 in. 1.32 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , An introduction to Japanese history and culture. This fourth edition includes expanded sections on numerous topics, among which are samurai values, Zen Buddhism, the tea ceremony, Confucianism in the Tokugawa period, the story of the 47 "ronin", and mass culture in contemporary times.
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