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Japanese Culture -Fourth Edition

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Paul Varley, "Japanese Culture -Fourth Edition", University of Hawaii Press | 2000 Year | ISBN: 0824821521 | PDF | ~21 Mb | 383 Pages


For nearly three decades Japanese Culture has garnered high praise as an accurate and well-written introduction to Japanese history and culture. This widely used undergraduate text is now available in a new edition. Thoroughly updated, the fourth edition includes expanded sections on numerous topics, among which are samurai values, Zen Buddhism, the tea ceremony, Confucianism in the Tokugawa period, the story of the forty-seven ronin, Mito scholarship in the early nineteenth century, and mass culture and comics in contemporary times.