Introduction to Japanese Culture

Introduction to Japanese Culture

Featuring full-color photos and illustrations all through, this article is a finished advisor to jap culture.

The richness of Japan's background is popular around the globe. The historical past of tradition that its society has produced and handed directly to destiny generations is certainly one of Japan's maximum accomplishments. In Introduction to eastern Culture, you will learn an summary, via sixty-eight unique and informative essays, of Japan's such a lot extraordinary cultural achievements, including:

  • Religion, Zen Buddhism, prepared marriages and Bushido
  • Drama and Art—from pottery, portray and calligraphy to haiku, kabuki and karate
  • Cuisine—everything from rice to uncooked fish
  • Home and sport, from board video games similar to visit origami, kimonos and jap gardens

The Japan of this day is an absolutely smooth, Westernized society in approximately each regard. however, the weather of an past age are sincerely noticeable within the country's arts, gala's, and customs. This booklet specializes in the fundamental constants that stay in present-day Japan and their opposite numbers in Western culture.

Edited via Daniel Sosnoski, an American author who has lived in Japan for the reason that 1985, those well-researched articles, colour pictures, and line illustrations offer a compact advisor to points of Japan that frequently puzzle the skin observer. Introduction to eastern Culture is splendidly informative, a wanted primer at the cultural makeup and behaviors of the japanese. This booklet is bound to fascinate the scholar, vacationer, or someone who seeks to grasp and comprehend jap tradition, eastern etiquette, and the historical past of Japan.

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