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Meeting with Japan.

Author: Fosco Maraini
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, [1960] ©1959
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Interpretive description of modern Japan by an Italian linguist and photographer who spent many years there as teacher and traveler. Includes over 150 photographs, 36 in color.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fosco Maraini
OCLC Number: 961607739
Description: 467 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Three Tokyos in a century --
Tokyo, world melting-pot --
The eastern seaway --
Wooden pavilions in the sacred wood --
Buddha and beauty at Mount Muro --
Encounters at Nara --
Kyoto, in the month of maples in flame --
Aesthetes and soldiers --
Wisdom in a grain of sand --
Kyoto, golden skies --
Signature of the Tokugawa --
Red skies over Nagoya --
Tokyo farewells.
Other Titles: Ore giapponesi.
Responsibility: Translated from the Italian by Eric Mosbacher.

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Interpretive description of modern Japan by an Italian linguist and photographer who spent many years there as teacher and traveler. Includes over 150 photographs, 36 in color.

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