Japan Through the Looking Glass PDF ePub eBook

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Japan Through the Looking Glass free pdf This entertaining and endlessly surprising book takes us on an exploration into every aspect of Japanese society from the most public to the most intimate. A series of meticulous investigations gradually uncovers the multi-faceted nature of a country and people who are even more extraordinary than they seem. Our journey encompasses religion, ritual, martial arts, manners, eating, drinking, hot baths, geishas, family, home, singing, wrestling, dancing, performing, clans, education, aspiration, sexes, generations, race, crime, gangs, terror, war, kindness, cruelty, money, art, imperialism, emperor, countryside, city, politics, government, law and a language that varies according to whom you are speaking. Clear-sighted, persistent, affectionate, unsentimental and honest - Alan Macfarlane shows us Japan as it has never been seen before.

About Alan Macfarlane

Alan Macfarlane is Professor of Anthropology at Cambridge. He has often visited and taught in Japan.

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Author : Alan Macfarlane
Publisher : Profile Books Ltd
Data Published : 17 July 2008
ISBN : 1861979673
EAN : 9781861979674
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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