A Companion to the Anthropology of Japan

A Companion to the Anthropology of Japan

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This book is an unprecedented collection of 29 original essays by some of the worlda€™s most distinguished scholars of Japan. Covers a broad range of issues, including the colonial roots of anthropology in the Japanese academy; eugenics and nation building; majority and minority cultures; genders and sexualities; and fashion and food cultures Resists stale and misleading stereotypes, by presenting new perspectives on Japanese culture and society Makes Japanese society accessible to readers unfamiliar with the countryThis negative attitude nevertheless does not usually prevent the girls from participating. ... From the day a girl is born they have the desire to dress her in furisode when she becomes 20 in the seijin shiki, take her picture, and send it to relativesanbsp;...

Title:A Companion to the Anthropology of Japan
Author:Jennifer Robertson
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2008-04-15


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