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Japan's cultural code words : 233 key terms that explain the attitudes and behavior of the Japanese

Author: Boye De Mente
Publisher: Tokyo [Japan] : Tuttle Publishing, [2004]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Westerners have traditionally been intrigued by Japanese attitudes and behaviors which have been perceived as ranging from cute, quaint, and seductive to strange and sometimes savage. The traditional dual character of the Japanese is generally attributed to cultural conditioning--strict conformity to standards set by the ruling powers and to sanctified custom--at the expense of individuality and personal freedom.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Terminology
Terms and phrases
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
De Mente, Boye.
Japan's Cultural Code Words : Key Terms That Explain the Attitudes and Behavior of the Japanese.
New York : Tuttle Publishing, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Boye De Mente
ISBN: 9781462900626 1462900623
OCLC Number: 746746766
Description: 1 online resource (318 pages)
Responsibility: Boye de Monte.

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Westerners have traditionally been intrigued by Japanese attitudes and behaviors which have been perceived as ranging from cute, quaint, and seductive to strange and sometimes savage. The traditional dual character of the Japanese is generally attributed to cultural conditioning--strict conformity to standards set by the ruling powers and to sanctified custom--at the expense of individuality and personal freedom. Since World War II, the traditional conditioning and orientation of the Japanese has diminished and continuing influence from the West has wrought fundamental changes in the attitudes a.

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