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Author Varley, H. Paul.

Title Japanese culture / Paul Varley.

Published Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2000]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  952 VARL    AVAILABLE
Edition 4th ed. updated and expanded.
Physical description 383 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [367]-371) and index.
Summary Japanese Culture has been called "a masterpiece of much in little space" (Booklist). For more than two decades it has garnered high praise as an accurate and well-written introduction to Japanese history and culture. This widely used undergraduate text is now available in a new edition. Thoroughly updated, the fourth edition includes expanded sections on numerous topics, among which are samurai values, Zen Buddhism, the tea ceremony, Confucianism in the Tokugawa period, the story of the forty-seven ronin, Mito scholarship in the early nineteenth century, and mass culture and comics in contemporary times.
Subject Japan -- Civilization.
ISBN 0824822927 (cloth)
0824821521 (paper : alk. paper)
082482152 (paper : alk. paper)