Japan : History and Culture from Classical to Cool, Paperback / softback Book

Japan : History and Culture from Classical to Cool Paperback / softback


Japan: History and Culture from Classical to Cool provides a historical account of Japan's elite and popular cultures from premodern to modern periods.

Drawing on the most up-to-date scholarship across numerous disciplines, Nancy K.

Stalker presents the key historical themes, cultural trends, and religious developments throughout Japanese history.

Focusing on everyday life and ordinary consumption, this is the first textbook of its kind to explore both imperial and colonial culture and offer expanded content on issues pertaining to gender and sexuality. Organized into fourteen chronological and thematic chapters, this text explores some of the most notable and engaging aspects of Japanese life and is well suited for undergraduate classroom use.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 456 pages, 80 b-w, 9 maps
  • Publisher: University of California Press
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  • Category: Asian history
  • ISBN: 9780520287778

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