Things Japanese takes a delightful look at over sixty objects that are uniquely Japanese. Each spread is dedicated to a different item everything from folding paper fans to lacquer ware combs and ceramic tea bowls. Each object is described in detail-giving the historical significance of the object, as well as its place in everyday Japanese life and illustrated with full-color photographs. Each item in the book is listed under its Japanese and English name, and a glossary is provided as an additional aid.
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Nicholas Bornoff was a film critic for the Japan Times for a decade and contributed articles about contemporary Japanese culture and society to various English-language magazines. Michael Freeman has photographed extensively in Asia, both for magazines and for numerous books, including Japan Modern and China Home.
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