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Japan is an intriguing country of contrasts that has fascinated visitors for centuries. This compelling photographic essay explores the beauty of this modern nation that is still steeped in ancient traditions. From country roads to towering skyscrapers, from the zen-like tranquillity of rock gardens to the frenzy of life in the cities, from ancient temples and palaces to modern neon-lit shopping centres, Journey Through Japan is a superb study of The Land of the Rising Sun.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780804836395
ISBN-10: 0804836396
Format: Hardback
(280mm x 228mm x 16mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Tuttle Publishing
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Hans H. Kruger

Hans H. Kruger was born in 1949 in the little German town of Lemgo, birthplace of the famous physican, botanist and writer on Japan, Engelbert Kaempfer (1651-1716) Since the age of 19 he worked as an editor for newspapers and magazines in Germany. In 1977 he started travelling to Asia. He wrote books on Hong Kong, Vietnam, pirates in the Philippines. Since his first journey to Japan he fell in love with the country and its people. He lives with his Japanese wife Yoko in Munich.