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Culture and customs of Japan

Author: Noriko Kamachi
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.
Series: Culture and customs of Asia.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines Japanese religious rituals, literature, performing arts, fine arts, handicrafts, housing, clothing, women's roles, family life, holidays, festivals, and social customs.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kamachi, Noriko.
Culture and customs of Japan.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607401932
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noriko Kamachi
ISBN: 0313301972 9780313301971
OCLC Number: 40683664
Description: xxxii, 187 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: ch. 1. Introduction --
ch. 2. Thought and religion --
ch. 3. Literature --
ch. 4. Art --
ch. 5. Housing and architecture --
ch. 6. Cuisine --
ch. 7. Clothing --
ch. 8. Women, marriage, and family --
ch. 9. Holidays, festivals, and annual events --
ch. 10. Leisure activities and entertainment --
ch. 11. Social customs and lifestyle.
Series Title: Culture and customs of Asia.
Responsibility: Noriko Kamachi.

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An overview of the traditional elements in the culture and customs of modern Japan. It examines religious rituals, classic and modern literature, performing arts, fine arts and handicrafts, housing,  Read more...

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"Komachi's selection of topics and explanations are a good, readable (junior high and above) introduction to the vanishing world of Japanese traditional culture."-American Reference Books Annual "A Read more...

 
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