Things Japanese: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan by Basil Hall Chamberlain, NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Things Japanese: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan

Things Japanese: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan

by Basil Hall Chamberlain
     
 

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An engaging collection about everything from the abacus to zoology in Japan, designed to preserve knowledge about a society that was modernizing beyond recognition. This book remains an erudite source of information about culture, history, art, religion, and daily life.

Basil Hall Chamberlain (1850–1935) lived in Japan for thirty-five years and

Overview

An engaging collection about everything from the abacus to zoology in Japan, designed to preserve knowledge about a society that was modernizing beyond recognition. This book remains an erudite source of information about culture, history, art, religion, and daily life.

Basil Hall Chamberlain (1850–1935) lived in Japan for thirty-five years and was one of the foremost Japanologists of his day.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780893469689
Publisher:
Stone Bridge Press
Publication date:
04/01/2007
Series:
Stone Bridge Classics
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
540
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

1850-1935. A professor of Tokyo Imperial Univ. and one of the foremost Britsih Japanologist of the late 19th century. A translator of haiku and classical Japanese, he was a brilliant linguist who studied Ainu and wrote books on Japanese language, learning, and travel. He lived in Japan from 1873 to 1911.

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