Handmade Culture: Raku Potters, Patrons, and Tea Practitioners in Japan

Handmade Culture: Raku Potters, Patrons, and Tea Practitioners in Japan

by Morgan Pitelka
     
 

ISBN-10: 0824828852

ISBN-13: 9780824828851

Pub. Date: 10/30/2005

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824828851
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date:
10/30/2005
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1The global and the local in the origins of the raku technique13
2Anomie and innovation in Kyoto : ceramic professionals, amateurs, and consumers41
3Inventing early modern identity : the birth of the raku house69
4Institutionalization of the Iemoto gaze : tea, raku, and the Iemoto system89
5Reproduction and appropriation in the nationwide dispersal of the raku technique111
6Inventing modern identity : the collapse of warrior patronage, the rise of individualism and nationalism133
Epilogue : authenticity and connoisseurship161

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