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Things Japanese (02 Edition)by Bornoff
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This gorgeous guide to Japanese life chronicles more than 60 native Japanese objects. Each object featured is accompanied by detailed text describing its historical significance and place in everyday Japanese life. You'll learn about the origins and uses of everything from folding paper fans to lacquerware combs to ceramic tea bowls. The perfect introduction to Japan, Things Japanese offers an innovative look into this diverse and fascinating culture.
A delightful look at over sixty objects that are uniquely Japanese
About the Author
Nicholas Bornoff, a film critic for the Japan Times', is the author of National Geographic Traveler Series Guide to Japan.
Michael Freeman began a full-time photographic career in 1973. He has photographed extensively for magazines such as Smithsonian and Conde Nast Traveler.
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