This gorgeous guide to Japanese life chronicles more than 60 native Japanese objects. Each object featured is accompanied by detailed text describing its historical significance and place in everyday Japanese life. You'll learn about the origins and uses of everything from folding paper fans to lacquerware combs to ceramic tea bowls. The perfect introduction to Japan, Things Japanese offers an innovative look into this diverse and fascinating culture.
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Nicholas Bornoff, a film critic for the Japan Times', is the author of National Geographic Traveler Series Guide to Japan.
Michael Freeman began a full-time photographic career in 1973. He has photographed extensively for magazines such as Smithsonian and Conde Nast Traveler.
"It offers an in-depth guide to those little things that you see all over Japan, but don't know what they mean, how they came about, or how they came about, or even why they happen to be placed where they are. " —1000 Things About Japan bl
"If you are looking for an introduction on Japanese everyday items from the past or just have a vague curiosity on the things you see in anime or when you had that summer vacation in Japan, this book will give you that and more." —Katsu News
"Things Japanese is an incredibly well designed and written book, and is an absolute pleasure to dip into. It will become something of a permanent fixture on my coffee table, as well as being an invaluable resource for my blog posts about Japanese
"This is a must have book for any fan of Japanese culture and art." —Japan Australia blog
"The book would be invaluable to anyone planning a trip to Japan and wanting to have a good grounding in the meanings of much of what you will see and experience." —Japan Visitor
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Descripción Periplus Editions (HK) ltd., 2002. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P11962593782X
Descripción Periplus Editions (HK) ltd., 2002. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX962593782X
Descripción Periplus Editions (HK) ltd., 2002. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M962593782X