Synopses & Reviews
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.
Samurai, priests, farmers, courtiers, actors and outcasts come to life in this vivid portrait of life under the shogun
About the Author
Charles Dunn's research into Kabuki and puppet drama at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, brought him into contact with various aspects of traditional Japan.