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Vanishing Japan : Traditions, Crafts & Culture.

Author: Elizabeth Kiritani
Publisher: New York : Tuttle Pub., 1995.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pawnshops and handmade paper. shoe shiners and Shinto jugglers . money rakes and mosquito netting all these were once a familiar part of daily life in Japan. Many elements of that daily life, like the Obon dances and oreiboko apprenticeships, have no counterpart in any other culture : they are purely unique to Japan . But with the tremendous changes of the modern age, most traces of traditional life in Japan are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kiritani, Elizabeth.
Vanishing Japan : Traditions, Crafts & Culture.
New York : Tuttle Publishing, ©1995
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Kiritani
ISBN: 9781462904273 1462904270 080481967X 9780804819671
OCLC Number: 777374916
Description: 1 online resource (216 pages)
Contents: Foreword; 1 On The Street; 2 Housing and Interiors; 3 Artisans and Crafts; 4 Festivals and Events; 5 Seasonal Customs; 6 Daily Life; 7 Entertainment; Index of Japanese Terms.

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In Vanishing Japan, Elizabeth Kiritani sets out to record the vanishing phenomena of what was once daily life for the residents of working-class neighborhoods in Japan  Read more...

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