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Description - Things Japanese by Nicholas Bornoff

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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Book Details

ISBN: 9784805313039
ISBN-10: 480531303X
Format: Paperback / softback
(241mm x 228mm x mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Periplus Editions (Hong Kong) Ltd
Publisher: Periplus Editions (Hong Kong) Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Mar-2014
Country of Publication: Hong Kong

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Author Biography - Nicholas Bornoff

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.

Books By Nicholas Bornoff

Things Japanese by Nicholas Bornoff
Hardback, February 2002
National Geographic Traveler: Japan, 4th Edition by Nicholas Bornoff
Paperback / softback, September 2009
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Japan by Nicholas Bornoff
Paperback / softback, January 2001