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Japanese Culture, 4th Edition (repost)

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Japanese Culture, 4th Edition (repost)

Japanese Culture, 4th Edition by H. Paul Varley
English | ISBN: 0824821521 | edition 2000 | PDF | 398 pages | 23 mb

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.