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A gloriously illustrated introduction to Japan today.
Seeing Japan showcases the best of the country today with lavish, full-color photographs and lively text. Introduced here is everything from the natural beauty of the landscape to the everpopular traditional arts and customs, as well as the high technology for which Japan is renowned the world over.
The islands of Japan form a crescent stretching from a subtropical twenty-four degrees north latitude to a subarctic forty-five degrees, the same range as from the state of Florida on the east coast of North America all the way up to Nova Scotia in Canada. Part I presents the tremendous range of landscapes and customs in the various regions of this extensive area, while Part II looks at the arts and traditions uniques to Japan that have developed over its long history. Part III gives essential background information on the country's history, language, and people.
Seeing Japan is a wonderful primer for visitors, a cherished souvenir-and indeed a must for anyone with an interest in this fascinating country.
Title: Seeing Japan
Publisher: Japan, Kodansha International Ltd: 1/Jan/1999
ISBN Number: 4770023375
ISBN Number 13: 9784770023377
Weight: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 8726
Description: illus 96 The scenes and images that best typify Japan are showcased in this lavish production - full colour photographs throughout, with a succinct and illuminating text. Part 1 presents the tremendous range of landscapes and customs in the various distinctive regions of this suprisingly large and diverse nation, while Part 2 concentrates on the arts and traditions of a culture that has been nurtured over centuries. Part 3 offers essential background on the country's history, language and people. (ISBN: 9784770023377 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 8726)