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  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Release : 31 January 2006
  • ISBN : 0824820185
  • Page : 272 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

Traditional Japanese Arts and Culture Book Summary/Review:

Compiled in this volume is original material on Japanese arts and culture from the prehistoric era to the Meiji Restoration (1867). These sources, including many translated here for the first time, are placed in their historical context and outfitted with brief commentaries, allowing the reader to make connections to larger concepts and values found in Japanese culture. This book contains material on the visual and literary arts, as well as primary texts on topics not easily classified in Western categories, such as the martial and culinary arts, the art of tea, and flower arranging. More than sixty color and black-and-white illustrations enrich the collection and provide further insights into Japanese artistic and cultural values. Also included are a bibliography of English-language and Japanese sources and an extensive list of suggested further readings.

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Traditional Japanese Arts and Culture

Traditional Japanese Arts and Culture
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  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Release Date : 2006-01-31
  • ISBN : 0824820185
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