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Author: B.H. Chamberlain
Publisher: Рипол Классик
Release Date: 1927
Things Japanese, being notes on various subjects connected with Japan, for the use of travellers and others.
Author: Nicholas Bornoff
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Release Date: 2014-03-25
Traditional Japanese design imbues objects with a sense of history and artistry that easily reaches across cultural boundaries. In Things Japanese: Everyday Objects of Extraordinary Beauty and Significance, author Nicholas Bornoff and photographer Michael Freeman examine over 60 traditional objects that are uniquely Japanese, deftly illustrating their beauty and significance. Beautifully crafted samurai swords Elegant wooden tansu chests Elaborate tea ceremony implements Exquisitely carved netsuke toggles Fabulous silk-and-gold embroidered kimonos Each item is described in loving detail alongside lovely full-color photographs that highlight the great artistry and craftsmanship in everyday items used by real people in traditional Japan. Things Japanese is the perfect book for Japanese antique collectors or anyone interested in Japanese art and the culture and history of Japan.
Author: Basil Hall Chamberlain
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 2014-07-17
Basil Chamberlain (1850-1935) arrived in Japan in 1873, and was immediately fascinated by its traditions. Teaching English, at the same time he studied the Japanese language, becoming a professor at Tokyo University. This 1890 book, organised alphabetically by topic, gives an affectionate account of aspects of fast-disappearing Japanese culture.