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8 edition of The other Japan found in the catalog.

The other Japan

voices beyond the mainstream

by David T. Suzuki

  • 307 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Fulcrum Pub. in Golden, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Japan -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 310-312) and index.

      StatementDavid Suzuki, Keibo Oiwa.
      ContributionsŌiwa, Keibō.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS812 .S878 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination324 p. :
      Number of Pages324
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL384955M
      ISBN 101555914179
      LC Control Number98047560

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Out of 5 stars Interesting study of the "other" Japan Reviewed in the United States on This book is a well written, although sometimes meandering, account of the author's interviews with people in Japan who prove that Japan is not as homogenous as we might by: 3.

According to this book other cultures, such as Japan, let the kids figure it out, without a lot of adult interruption. I immediately started to encourage my son to play alone for much of the day and being more responsible and independent.

It wasn't easy at Cited by: 2. The word Japan is an exonym, and is used (in one The other Japan book or another) by many languages. The Japanese names for Japan are Nippon (にっぽん) and Nihon (にほん).

They are both written in Japanese using the kanji 日本. 3 Nihon and Nippon. History and evolution. Modern conventions. Non-CJK Names. Further information: Wa (Japan).

Books in Japan (和本, wahon or 和装本, wasouhon) have a long history, which begins in the late 8th century AD (ADAD). The majority of books were hand-copied until the Edo period (–), when woodblock printing became comparatively affordable and widespread. Movable-type printing had been used from the late 16th century, but for various aesthetic and.

The photos used in this book are very good, some of the best I have seen in any book on Japan. The book is about the people of Japan. It covers the Japanese family (including arranged marriages and having children), the family home (including bathing), Japanese food, the language, education, the working world, what the Japanese do in their leisure time, and sports/5.

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