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Japanese society : tradition, self, and the social order

Author: Robert J Smith
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1985, ©1983.
Series: Lewis Henry Morgan lectures, 1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Before World War II, anthropological materials on Japan in English were practically nonexistent, with Embree's Suye Mura a lonely precursor of the flood of research published in the postwar years. Anthropology has been accompanied by Western scholars in other disciplines, and the readily available literature on Japan in English alone is now beyond the compass of all, save an accomplished few. The variety of  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Smith
ISBN: 0521315522 9780521315524 052125843X 9780521258432
OCLC Number: 12187651
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xii, 176 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. The creation of tradition --
2. Order and diffuseness --
3. Self and other --
4. The perfectible society.
Series Title: Lewis Henry Morgan lectures, 1980.
Responsibility: Robert J. Smith.

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Smith's compelling and convincing analysis of contemporary Japanese society has far-reaching implications for our understanding of the nature of the modern industrial world.  Read more...

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