Geisha [NOOK Book]

Overview

Learn about the history of the Geisha with iMinds insightful knowledge series.

Mystery and misconception surround the geisha. At first glance, she may appear to be rather average looking, heavily clad in a weighty costume and an excess of make-up. But behind this mask lies a range of artistic skills and social etiquettes of immense importance to Japanese culture past and present.
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Geisha

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Overview

Learn about the history of the Geisha with iMinds insightful knowledge series.

Mystery and misconception surround the geisha. At first glance, she may appear to be rather average looking, heavily clad in a weighty costume and an excess of make-up. But behind this mask lies a range of artistic skills and social etiquettes of immense importance to Japanese culture past and present.
The most common place to find a geisha today is in Kyoto, the former capital of Japan before Tokyo -or Edo- took over. Even so, it is rare to see a real geisha walking the streets there. There are Japanese girls who look like geisha - wearing colorful kimonos with thick obis wrapped tightly around their waist, tottering along on pairs of wooden okobo.

iMinds brings targeted knowledge to your eReading device with short information segments to whet your mental appetite and broaden your mind.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781921746970
  • Publisher: iMinds
  • Publication date: 5/13/2010
  • Series: Culture & Religion
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 547,164
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 1, 2011

    Okay for what there is

    This is not a book, it's a pamphlet. It is ONLY SIX PAGES!!!!!! That's more expensive per page than any other book in my e-library. Ridiculous!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 21, 2013

    This 6-page pamphlet is a giant rip-off and scam. I'm surprised

    This 6-page pamphlet is a giant rip-off and scam. I'm surprised that Barnes & Noble allows this absurdity!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted May 12, 2011

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