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Things Japanese
     

Things Japanese

by Nicholas Bornoff, Michael Freeman
 

This gorgeous guide to Japanese life chronicles more than 60 native Japanese objects. Each object featured is accompanied by detailed text describing its historical significance and place in everyday Japanese life. You'll learn about the origins and uses of everything from folding paper fans to lacquerware combs to ceramic tea bowls. The perfect introduction to

Overview

This gorgeous guide to Japanese life chronicles more than 60 native Japanese objects. Each object featured is accompanied by detailed text describing its historical significance and place in everyday Japanese life. You'll learn about the origins and uses of everything from folding paper fans to lacquerware combs to ceramic tea bowls. The perfect introduction to Japan, Things Japanese offers an innovative look into this diverse and fascinating culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789625937823
Publisher:
Periplus Editions (HK) ltd.
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.00(d)

Meet the Author

Nicholas Bornoff, a film critic for the Japan Times', is the author of National Geographic Traveler Series Guide to Japan.

Michael Freeman began a full-time photographic career in 1973. He has photographed extensively for magazines such as Smithsonian and Conde Nast Traveler.

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