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The Japanese : a history in twenty lives
The Japanese : a history in twenty lives
Harding, Christopher, 1978-2020
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Two thousand years of Japanese history, told through interconnected portraits of twenty fascinating individuals Chris Harding's enormously enjoyable new book distils Japan's long, complex and fascinating history into the stories of twenty remarkable individuals. These vivid and entertaining portraits take the reader from the earliest written accounts of Japan right through to the life of the current empress, Masako. We encounter shamans and warlords, poets and revolutionaries, scientists, artists and adventurers - each offering insights of their own into this extraordinary place. For anyone new to Japan, this book is the ideal introduction. For anyone already deeply involved with it, this is a book filled with surprises and pleasures.
Main title:
Imprint:
London : Allen Lane, 2020.©2020
Collation:
xiii, 509 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 435-458) and index.
ISBN:
9780241434505 (hbk)9780241434505
Dewey class:
952.0099952
Language:
English
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Sandringham LibraryHistory952 HAROnloan - Due: 30 Dec 2021
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