The Chrysanthemum and the Sword

Author(s): Ruth Benedict
Original Publish Date: Jan 25, 2006
Product Number: EB00030940
Released: Apr 19, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780547525143
Publisher: Mariner Books
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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.

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