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The silent traveller in Japan.

Author: Yee Chiang
Publisher: New York, Norton [1972]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Customs and rituals, dress and language, poetry and drama, painting and sculpture, kites and carp, trees and flowers, everything is revealed to us in Mr. Chiang's inimitable text and delightful drawings. Familiar centers and out-of-the-way corners of Japan all come under the Silent Traveler's scrutiny--Tokyo's Cinza, a Shinto dance at Ise, Kyoto's Phoenix Hall, cormorant-fishing in Gifu, Mr. Fuji, an Ainu village,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yee Chiang
ISBN: 0393086429 9780393086423
OCLC Number: 199704
Description: 430 pages illustrations (some color) 25 cm
Responsibility: Written and illustrated by Chiang Yee.

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Customs and rituals, dress and language, poetry and drama, painting and sculpture, kites and carp, trees and flowers, everything is revealed to us in Mr. Chiang's inimitable text and delightful drawings. Familiar centers and out-of-the-way corners of Japan all come under the Silent Traveler's scrutiny--Tokyo's Cinza, a Shinto dance at Ise, Kyoto's Phoenix Hall, cormorant-fishing in Gifu, Mr. Fuji, an Ainu village, the five hundred arhats, the beardless hippies of Tokyo, the perennial towel-bearing bathers at a resort hotel, the phenomenon of the marimos, red-crested cranes--and much more.

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