By Alan Macfarlane
This wonderful and perpetually superb e-book takes us on an exploration into each point of eastern society from the main public to the main intimate.
A sequence of meticulous investigations progressively uncovers the multi-faceted nature of a rustic and those who are much more amazing than they seem.
Our trip encompasses faith, ritual, martial arts, manners, consuming, consuming, sizzling baths, geishas, kin, domestic, making a song, wrestling, dancing, acting, clans, schooling, aspiration, sexes, generations, race, crime, gangs, terror, battle, kindness, cruelty, funds, paintings, imperialism, emperor, nation-state, urban, politics, govt, legislation and a language that varies in accordance with whom you're talking.
Clear-sighted, continual, affectionate, unsentimental and sincere - Alan Macfarlane exhibits us Japan because it hasn't ever been obvious ahead of.