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Japan Country Living
From Japanese antiques to home and garden design, Japan Country Living is a delightful introduction to rural tradition and a decorating guide for art and furniture lovers. In over four hundred full-color photographs of quaint country homes, lush gardens, simple decorations, and traditional dishes and recipes Japan Country Living presents the lifestyle of the Japanese count ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published June 15th 2005 by Tuttle Publishing
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Overall, a beautiful collection of photos and the narrative is good, if a bit romanticized. There simply wasn't enough detail in any one section to warrant description as an in-depth text. If you are looking for a sampling of the Japanese rural life, this would be a good place to start but I found myself looking for more detail and explanation.