With over 500 photographs and illustration, this book is an excellent visual guide to the culture, history and society of Japan. It's an easy to use reference to Japanese origins and myths, religions and rituals, traditions and festivals, architecture and art. There is also a section about the living traditions of Japan. For further reference of the reader, a glossary is provided at the end of the book, A Japanese Seasonal Calendar at the beginning. Also is a Japanese map of the world.
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Book Description Gakken December 1986, 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. Bookseller Inventory # 139276