Introduction to Japanese Culture (Paperback)
Tuttle Publishing, 9784805313138, 104pp.
Publication Date: August 5, 2014
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Featuring full-color photographs and illustrations throughout, this text is a comprehensive guide to Japanese culture. The richness of Japan's history is renowned worldwide. The heritage of culture that its society has produced and passed on to future generations is one of Japan's greatest accomplishments. In Introduction to Japanese Culture, you'll read an overview, through sixty-eight original and informative essays, of Japan's most notable cultural achievements, including:
- Religion, Zen Buddhism, arranged marriages and Bushido
- Drama and Art--from pottery, painting and calligraphy to haiku, kabuki and karate
- Cuisine--everything from rice to raw fish
- Home and Recreation, from board games such as Go to origami, kimonos and Japanese gardens
About the Author
Daniel Sosnoski is an American writer who has lived in Japan since 1985. His experiences as an editor of travel and cultural guides have taken him the length and breadth of Japan and given him an appreciation of the country's natural beauty. He continues to explore and discover new elements of the land and its people.