The Colors Of Japan

Author by : Sadao Hibi
Languange : en
Publisher by : Kodansha International
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Description : This is a photographic exploration of the characteristic colours of Japan that have appeared repeatedly throughout the centuries in everything from everyday utensils to works of high art. The Colors of Japan is a visually stunning look into the unique use of color in Japanese culture from prehistoric times to the present day. That the Japanese should possess their own sense of color is not surprising, for like almost every other aspect of human life, color perception varies from culture to culture. The first and most fundamental reason for this variation can be


Colors Of Japan

Author by : Holly Littlefield
Languange : en
Publisher by : Millbrook Press
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Description : What color is Japan? It's pink like cherry blossoms, green like tea, and orange like the lava from an erupting volcano. Get to know Japan in this beautifully illustrated introduction to the Land of the Rising Sun.


Male Colors

Author by : Gary Leupp
Languange : en
Publisher by : Univ of California Press
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Description : Tokugawa Japan ranks with ancient Athens as a society that not only tolerated, but celebrated, male homosexual behavior. Few scholars have seriously studied the subject, and until now none have satisfactorily explained the origins of the tradition or elucidated how its conventions reflected class structure and gender roles. Gary P. Leupp fills the gap with a dynamic examination of the origins and nature of the tradition. Based on a wealth of literary and historical documentation, this study places Tokugawa homosexuality in a global context, exploring its implications for contemporary debates on the historical construction of sexual desire. Combing through popular fiction, law codes, religious works, medical treatises, biographical material, and artistic treatments, Leupp traces the origins of pre-Tokugawa homosexual traditions among monks and samurai, then describes the emergence of homosexual practices among commoners in Tokugawa cities. He argues that it was "nurture" rather than "nature" that accounted for such conspicuous male/male sexuality and that bisexuality was more prevalent than homosexuality. Detailed, thorough, and very readable, this study is the first in English or Japanese to address so comprehensively one of the most complex and intriguing aspects of Japanese history.


The Japanese Bath

Author by : Bruce Smith
Languange : en
Publisher by : Gibbs Smith
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Description : Summary: "Along with sixty full-color illustrations of the light and airy baths themselves, The Japanese Bath, delves into the aesthetic of bathing Japanese style and the innate beauty of the steps surrounding the process. The authors explain how to create a Japanese bath in your own home."--Publisher description.


Phenomenology In Japan

Author by : A.J. Steinbock
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Science & Business Media
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Description : Since the introduction of phenomenology to Japan in the 1910's, Japan has steadily become a major international site for both original and scholarly phenomenological work. Phenomenology in Japan presents several of Japan's leading phenomenologists, studied in both the Buddhist and Western thought, who bring to bear their unique backgrounds on our rich fields of experience. These contributions converge in novel ways on the problem of `dualist', and draw on resources within the phenomenological tradition to respond to its challenges.


Nature Art With Chiura Obata

Author by : Michael Elsohn Ross
Languange : en
Publisher by : Millbrook Press
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Description : Describes the life and work of nature artist and Japanese American Chiura Obata. Includes tips on how readers can make their own nature art.


Color Picture Tubes From Canada Japan The Republic Of Korea And Singapore

Author by : United States International Trade Commission
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Japan In Colors

Author by : Sara Louise Kras
Languange : en
Publisher by : Capstone
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Description : "Simple text and striking photographs present Japan, its culture, and its geography"--Provided by publisher.


Anthropology Of Color

Author by : Robert E. MacLaury
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Benjamins Publishing
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Description : The field of color categorization has always been intrinsically multi- and inter-disciplinary, since its beginnings in the nineteenth century. The main contribution of this book is to foster a new level of integration among different approaches to the anthropological study of color. The editors have put great effort into bringing together research from anthropology, linguistics, psychology, semiotics, and a variety of other fields, by promoting the exploration of the different but interacting and complementary ways in which these various perspectives model the domain of color experience. By so doing, they significantly promote the emergence of a coherent field of the anthropology of color.


Before The Colors Fade

Author by : Larry Carlson
Languange : en
Publisher by : Xlibris Corporation
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Description : God, Cebu, and War is presented Before the Colors Fade to document relatives, to illustrate life and background in the Philippines and the United States, and to bring to life the experiences of a Filipino/American boy. Asian Forests and their people and American Forests and their people are examined. Additional insights are given of a Navy/Marine Corps Hospital Corpsman and the Vietnam War with surprising and unusual conclusions; poignant and personal events are given along with Larry Carlsons recollections of Ray and Imogene Carlson and the early Cebu Christian Mission.