MISTRESS-KEEPING IN JAPAN - The Pitfalls & the Pleasures Then & Now

MISTRESS-KEEPING IN JAPAN - The Pitfalls & the Pleasures Then & Now

by Boye De Mente

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MISTRESS-KEEPING IN JAPAN - The Pitfalls & the Pleasures Then & Now by Boye De Mente

This is a detailed profile of the fine art of mistress-keeping as it was practiced in Japan over the millennia and as it is done today, with do's and don'ts and other insights for the wouldbe mistress-keeper. It also contains some extraordinary and humorous illustrations by the famous Japanese calligrapher Tadahito Nadamoto.

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BN ID: 2940012671417
Publisher: Phoenix Books / Publishers
Publication date: 02/16/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 133
File size: 99 KB

About the Author

Boyé Lafayette De Mente has been involved with Japan, China, Korea and Mexico since the late 1940s as a member of a U.S. intelligence agency, student, journalist, editor and author working out of Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong, Singapore and Mexico City. He is a graduate of Jochi University in Tokyo, and The American Institute for Foreign Trade (in 1953), now Thunderbird School of Global Management, in Glendale, Arizona, USA.

De Mente wrote the first ever books on the Japanese way of doing business (Japanese Etiquette and Ethics in Business in 1959 and How to Do Business in Japan in 1962), and was the first to introduce the now commonly used Japanese terms wa, nemawashi, kaizen, tatemae-honne, shibui, sabi and wabi to the outside business world!

His 70-plus other books run the gamut from language learning to the night-time "pink" trades in Japan, the role of bars, cabarets and geisha houses in business, the sensual nature of Oriental cultures, male-female relations, and understanding and coping with the Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Mexican mindset in business and social situations.

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