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The Chrysanthemum and the Sword

Patterns of Japanese Culture

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The Chrysanthemum and the Sword
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Houghton
A recognized classic of cultural anthropology, this book explores the political, religious, and economic life of Japan from the seventh century through the mid-twentieth, as well as personal family life.

Essential reading for anyone interested in Japanese culture, this unsurpassed masterwork opens an intriguing window on Japan. Benedict’s World War II?era study paints an illuminating contrast between the culture of Japan and that of the United States. The Chrysanthemum and the Sword is a revealing look at how and why our cultures differ, making it the perfect introduction to Japanese history and customs.


Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2005
Edition: 1st Mariner Books ed
ISBN: 9780618619597
0618619593
Branch Call Number: 952 B
Characteristics: xii, 324 p. ; 21 cm.

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Benedict, Ruth, 1887-1948
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