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Making tea, making Japan : cultural nationalism in practice

Author: Kristin Surak
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kristin Surak
ISBN: 9780804778664 0804778663 9780804778671 0804778671
OCLC Number: 854982887
Description: xv, 252 s. : illustrations
Contents: Preparing tea : spaces, objects, performances --
Creating tea : the national transformation of a cultural practice --
Selling tea : an anatomy of the iemoto system --
Enacting tea : doing and demonstrating Japaneseness --
Beyond the tea room : toward a praxeology of nationness and nationalism
Responsibility: Kristin Surak


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