Japan and Britain after 1859 [NOOK Book]

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This book examines the two-way bridge-building cultural exchange which took place between Japan and Britain in the years after 1859 and into the early years of the twentieth century.
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Overview

This book examines the two-way bridge-building cultural exchange which took place between Japan and Britain in the years after 1859 and into the early years of the twentieth century.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203221839
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 11/7/2002
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 4 MB

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Preface
Author's note
Pt. I The price of seclusion 1
1 Shirts, studs and wash hand basins 3
2 The Great Exhibition as a cultural bridge 14
3 Affirmative action, abroad and in Japan 29
4 Yokohama muki: Japanese export ware 42
Pt. II In Japan 57
5 Maruzen and the foreign book trade 59
6 Western architecture and Japanese architects 73
7 Christopher Dresser and industrial design 86
8 Paintings, photographs and prints 96
Pt. III In Britain 109
9 Japonisme for all 111
10 Collecting Japanese art 125
11 Three painters, Menpes, Hornel, Brangwyn, and their patrons 140
12 'The lovely flower land of the Far East': travel writing about Japan 156
Pt. IV The commercial spin-off 169
13 The Japan British Exhibition, London, 1910 171
14 Shopping for Japonoiserie 185
Pt. V Four bridge builders 197
15 Painter, poet, pearl-maker and potter: Kyosai, Binyon, Mikimoto and Leach 199
App. I Catalogue of Japanese Exhibition and their products shown at the International Exhibition, Glasgow, 1901 (see Chapter 2) 213
App. II Industrial art manufacture in Japan. Companies which worked with, and for, Kiritsa Kosko Kaisha (see Chapter 3) 216
App. III British publishers with whom Maruzen was doing business between 1912 and 1941 (see Chapter 5) 219
Selected bibliography 224
Index 233
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    ALL MY MONEY

    All my money on nothing. MY DAUGHTER SAID SHE WANTED To KNOW ABOUT HISTORY SO I BROUGHT HER THIS BUT SHE SAID THAT IT JUST TELLS HER ABOUT BEFORE THE WAR AND NOTHING AFTHER EXEPT ONE PAGE!! IM ANGRY AND PISSED THATS WHY THIS IS IN CAPS...
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