Japan An Invitation

Author(s): Raymond Furse
Original Publish Date: Nov 06, 2012
Product Number: EB00644026
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781462909261
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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This Japan travel pictorial takes readers on a colorful journey across the many regions of this fascinating country. Over 130 color photographs reveal the many facets of Japan, capturing it's many hues and shapes, from the quiet of a neighborhood shop to the frenzy of crowded festivals, the ornate structures of an ancient shrine to the simple contours of terraced rice fields, and the energy of judo to the repose of Noh. Accompanying these photographs is author Raymond Furse's insightful writing on a range of topics. With thoughtfulness and a sharp eye, he presents an introduction to Japan's history, language, culture, religion, and art. With its stunning photographs and lucid prose, this volume is the perfect invitation to Japan for both residents and those encountering this enchanting country for the very first time.

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