The Chrysanthemum and the Sword

The Chrysanthemum and the Sword : Patterns of Japanese Culture

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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 IIera 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."show more

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  • Paperback | 324 pages
  • 138 x 208 x 22mm | 340.2g
  • Boston, MA, United States
  • English
  • 0618619593
  • 9780618619597
  • 36,813