Culture And Customs Of Japan

Culture And Customs Of Japan

Book - 1999
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"Japanese society has been changing rapidly in modern times, yet for most Japanese, cultural traditions retain their importance in daily life. This volume highlights those traditional Japanese elements in modern society, providing an engaging examination of religious rituals, classic and modern literature, performing arts, fine arts and handicrafts, housing, clothing, women's roles and family life, holidays and festivals, and social customs. The book gives students a deeper understanding of Japan beyond popular stereotypes of an Asian economic powerhouse."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999
ISBN: 9780313301971
0313301972
Branch Call Number: 952
Characteristics: xxxii, 187 pages :,illustrations, maps ;,25 cm

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