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An Anthropological lifetime in Japan

The Writings of Joy Hendry

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ca. 261,60 €

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2016. Buch. VIII, 708 S. Hardcover

Brill Academic Publishers. ISBN 9789004302860

Format (B x L): 15,5 x 23,5 cm

Gewicht: 1239 g

In englischer Sprache

Das Werk ist Teil der Reihe: The Writings of; 8

Produktbeschreibung

Joy Hendry's collection demonstrates the value of an anthropological approach to understanding a particular society by taking the reader through her own discovery of the field, explaining her practice of it in Oxford and Japan, and then offering a selection of the results and findings she obtained. Her work starts with a study of marriage made in a small rural community, continues with education and the rearing of children, and later turns to consider polite language, especially amongst women. This lead into a study of "wrapping" and cultural display, for example of gardens and theme parks, which became a comparative venture, putting Japan in a global context. Finally the book sums up change through the period of Hendry's research.

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