The Tea Ceremony and Women's Empowerment in Modern Japan: Bodies Re-Presenting the Past

The Tea Ceremony and Women's Empowerment in Modern Japan: Bodies Re-Presenting the Past

by Etsuko Kato
     
 

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The subject of the tea ceremony is well researched both in and outside of Japan, but the women who practice it are hardly ever discussed. The Tea Ceremony and Women's Empowerment in Modern Japan rectifies this by discussing the meaning of the Japanese tea ceremony for women practitioners in Japan from World War II to the present day. It examines how lay tea ceremony… See more details below

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The subject of the tea ceremony is well researched both in and outside of Japan, but the women who practice it are hardly ever discussed. The Tea Ceremony and Women's Empowerment in Modern Japan rectifies this by discussing the meaning of the Japanese tea ceremony for women practitioners in Japan from World War II to the present day. It examines how lay tea ceremony practitioners have been transforming this cultural activity while being, in turn, transformed by it.

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ISBN-13:
9781134372362
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/31/2004
Series:
Anthropology of Asia
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
File size:
3 MB

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