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Japan the People

3.55  ·  Rating Details  ·  11 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
This updated edition includes new information on the distinctive blend of traditional and modern ways of life in Japan, the challenges faced by Japanese society today, and leisure activities such as manga and karaoke.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published October 1st 2008 by Crabtree Publishing Company (first published February 1st 1989)
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Sarah Crawford
Jan 22, 2016 Sarah Crawford rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition


Japan: The People

The photos used in this book are very good, some of the best I have seen in any book on Japan.

The book is about the people of Japan. It covers the Japanese family (including arranged marriages and having children), the family home (including bathing), Japanese food, the language, education, the working world, what the Japanese do in their leisure time, and sports.

It also includes some material on Hiroshima and the thousand cranes of Sadako.

The book also discusses some of the pro
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Sarah Crawford
Feb 24, 2016 Sarah Crawford rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The photos used in this book are very good, some of the best I have seen in any book on Japan.


The book is about the people of Japan. It covers the Japanese family (including arranged marriages and having children), the family home (including bathing), Japanese food, the language, education, the working world, what the Japanese do in their leisure time, and sports.


It also includes some material on Hiroshima and the thousand cranes of Sadako.

The book also discusses some of the problems Japan has,
...more
Kendall
Oct 31, 2011 Kendall rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another good choice for East Asia teaching. Can be used as a text.
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Bobbie Kalman is the award-winning author of more than 400 non-fiction books. She established herself as a leading author in children’s non-fiction in the 1980’s and 90’s with two acclaimed series about pioneer life, The Early Settler Life Series (15 titles) and The Historic Communities Series (31 titles), both published by Crabtree Publishing. She has created many of Crabtree’s most popular serie ...more
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