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Spanning Japan's Modern Century
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: Hugh Borton
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Lexington Books

"A Japanese language version of this work was originally published by Asahi Shimbunsha of Tokyo in 1998 under the title Hugh Borton: Sengo Nihon no sekkeisha, Boton kaisoroku"--T.p. verso.
Japan Modern
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Michiko Rico Nose
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-06-05 - Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

Featuring over 200 stunning photographs, this Japanese design book captures the delightful, modern style of the Japanese home. Japan has always intrigued the world with its deceptively simple blending of architecture, landscape and design. Zen temples, the famous tea ceremony, formal gardens, the use of wood, paper and other materials
Japan's Modern Divide
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Hiroshi Hamaya, Kansuke Yamamoto
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Getty Publications

This title offers an illustrated overview of the evolution of two very different strains of modern Japanese photography. In the 1930s, Japanese photography evolved in two very directions: one toward a documentary style, the other favouring an experimental, or avant-garde, approach strongly influence by Western Surrealism. This book explores these
Japan's Modern Theatre
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Brian Powell
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-16 - Publisher: Routledge

This book endeavours to unravel the complicated skeins of Japanese theatre in the modern period and offers an appreciation of the richness of choice of presentational and representational theatre forms. Since the end of world War II there has been continuing but different conflict between the major theatrical genres. Kabuki
Japan's Modern Prophet
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: John F. Howes
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-10-01 - Publisher: UBC Press

Uchimura Kanz was one of Japan's foremost thinkers. His ideas influenced contemporary novelists, statesmen, reformers, and religious leaders. The originator and proponent of a particularly "Japanese" form of Christianity known as mukykai, Uchimura struggled with the tensions between his love for the homeland and his love for God. Articulate, prolific,