[Epub] ❤ Everyday Life in Traditional Japan Author Charles J. Dunn – Tkcleaningservices.co.uk

Everyday Life in Traditional Japan Everyday Life In Traditional Japan Paints A Vivid Portrait Of Tokugawa Japan, A Time When Contact With The Outside World Was Deliberately Avoided And The Daily Life Of The Different Classes Consolidated The Traditions That Shaped Modern Japan Authentic Samurai, Farmers, Craftsmen, Merchants, Courtiers, Priests, Entertainers And Outcasts Come To Life In This Magnificently


10 thoughts on “Everyday Life in Traditional Japan

  1. says:

    This interesting little book is invaluable for anyone researching what life was like for people in Japan before the Meiji Restoration While it s an essential volume for a writer of historical fiction, those interested in Japangenerally will find it readable and packed with interesting tidbits of inf


  2. says:

    The traditional Japan of the title is the era of the shoguns, and Dunn describes the living conditions and daily life of people in a variety of roles, from samurai to monks to merchants to farmers I watch a lot of Japanese historical movies, and I had picked up a lot of what this book discusses, but it s nice


  3. says:

    what i learned from this book what i learned was that feudal japan was an interesting place w strict caste system in place that was defeat able i learned that in the winter time the japanese enjoy snowballing whatever that means i learned that the merchants tho considered bottom of the caste barrel indeed rose to enorm


  4. says:

    It s a very broad book It paints a picture of life in Edo period Japan There s a lot of little details but it doesn t go into great depths on any one topic, but the last page mentions the primary sources for the book as suggestions for what to read next It reads like a well written text book It s well edited but it probably coul


  5. says:

    For an overall view of Tokugawa era Japan, Everyday Life in Traditional Japan is a great start The book packs quite a bit of information in its 182 pages The chapters are broken out by social strata, beginning with the revered samurai down to the lowly hinin untouchables Numerous illustrations are included with the text, proving very help


  6. says:

    The book fails to refer to historic events that should serve as the context of the descriptions of everyday life Also, references to present day life in Japan would be useful for things that are stillor less the same as they were in traditional Japan.Nevertheless, if you are interested to knowabout everyday life in traditional Japan, including thin


  7. says:

    An interesting read, almost like a storybook It described the different layers of classes in Japan during the Tokugawa era the last of the Shoguns before the power was replaced to the Emperors and how they conducted their lives It was written in 1960s so some of the attitude might not be suitable b...


  8. says:

    This book certainly packs a lot of facts between its covers and would probably be good as a textbook for a class on Japanese history There are also a lot of useful and detailed illustrations That said, I thought the wr...


  9. says:

    An easy to read dive into the lifestyles of the pre twentieth century Japanese mainly Tokugawa era , split into very digestible chapters that tackle each social level individually, from samurai to farmers to merchants to outcasts etc., with a bonus chapter on everyday life in Edo A goo...


  10. says:

    A classic Well written account of historical Japan Highly recommended to read before you travel to Japan It s easily read and will quickly bring you much cultural background and perspective needed for your visit.


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