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Routledge Handbook of Japanese Culture and Society free pdf The Routledge Handbook of Japanese Culture and Society is an interdisciplinary resource that focuses on contemporary Japan and the social and cultural trends that are important at the beginning of the twenty-first century. This Handbook provides a cutting-edge and comprehensive survey of significant phenomena, institutions, and directions in Japan today, on issues ranging from gender and family, the environment, race and ethnicity, and urban life, to popular culture and electronic media. Written by an international team of Japan experts, the chapters included in the volume form an accessible and fascinating insight into Japanese culture and society. As such, the Handbook will be an invaluable reference tool for anyone interested in all things Japanese. Students, teachers and professionals alike will benefit from the broad ranging discussions, useful links to online resources and suggested reading lists. The Handbook will be of interest across a wide range of disciplines including Japanese Studies, Cultural Studies, Anthropology, Sociology and Asian Studies in general.

About Victoria Bestor

Victoria Lyon Bestor is Executive Director of the North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources. Theodore C. Bestor is Reischauer Institute Professor of Social Anthropology and Japanese Studies at Harvard University. Akiko Yamagata is a Museum Educator, focusing on East Asian art, at the Harvard Art Museums.

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Author : Victoria Bestor
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 13 April 2011
ISBN : 1136736212
EAN : 9781136736216
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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