Chrysanthemum and the Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture

Chrysanthemum and the Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture
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Essential reading for anyone interested in Japanese culture, this unsurpassed masterwork opens an intriguing window on Japan. Benedict’s World War II–era study paints an illuminating contrast between the culture of Japan and that of the United States. The Chrysanthemum and the Sword is a revealing look at how and why our cultures differ, making it the perfect introduction to Japanese history and customs.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company; The Riverside Press, Cambridge. Scarce 1st edition; dust jacket in protective mylar cover; edges worn; green cloth stamped with gilt on cover and spine; front hinge cracked inside; deckled edges; one spot in middle of fore-edge. G/G

SKU: 
55723999
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Publication Date: 
1946
Binding: 
DJ Hardcover
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