Japan Unveiled: Understanding Japanese Body Culture
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Japan Unveiled

Understanding Japanese Body Culture

By Buisson, Dominique, Illustrator Hachette

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Format: Hardback, 216 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 30 September 2003
According to Shinto belief, the human body in Japan is part of nature and must be in harmony with the wider world. This is a cultural history of the human body in Japan - from the Samurai to Issy Miyake- exploring the social codes and aesthetics of behaviour it involves. The sacred body of religion, the body of the dead, the theatrical body of the Kabuki actor, the warrior's body and much more are revealed.
EAN: 9781844300280
ISBN: 1844300285
Publisher: Hachette Illustrated UK
Dimensions: 30.68 x 23.88 x 2.67 centimeters (1.63 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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