The World of the Shining Prince

The World of the Shining Prince : Court Life in Ancient Japan

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A study of court life in ancient Japan during the Heian period (c. A.D. 950-1050), where the elite were highly cultured and aware of the aesthetic. The book outlines the social and political life of the period as well as the superstitions and rules of conduct between men and women.
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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 20mm | 240.4g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0140263527
  • 9780140263527

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