Japan Yesterday and To-day – Gonnoske Komai (1936) (1st edition)

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Japan Yesterday and To-day – Gonnoske Komai (1936) (1st edition)

S$92.00

Title: Japan Yesterday and To-Day
Author: Gonnoske Komai
Publisher: Kenkyusha Ltd, Tokyo. 1936. 1st edition.
Condition: Hardcover, no dust jacket. Near fine. Some tanning to pages, bookseller’s sticker on endpaper. Scarce.

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Description

A very interesting account of Japan in the 1930s, comparing it to the Western world. Addressed to a Western audience, with simple but engaging descriptions of Japan.

Contents:

Japan: Yesterday and To-day

East and West

Racial Equality

Women Seen Through Japanese Eyes

Women Seen Through Western Eyes

The Geisha

The Samurai

The Japanese Family

Japanese Marriage and Divorce

Poetry of Dancing

Colour of Japan in Art, Nature and Poetry

The Potter’s Wheel

Ugai

Sesshiu

Toba Sohjoh

Solider Spirit of Japan

Chiu-Shin-Gura

The Samurai’s Sacrifice

Lord Northcliffe

Story of a Lost Anchor