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Culture In Japan (Guile, Melanie. Culture in--.)

Culture In Japan (Guile, Melanie. Culture in--.)

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Published by Raintree .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japan,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 People & Places,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • People & Places - Asia,
  • Civilization,
  • Juvenile literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary binding
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8428086M
    ISBN 101410904709
    ISBN 109781410904706
    OCLC/WorldCa52086137

      It's a fascinating book and explains many of the differences between the culture of U.S. occupiers and ordinary Japanese, as well as how different each culture's expectations of .   Although it hosts one of the most massive economies on the planet, Japan is extremely insular, and its culture is often misunderstood by outsiders. Below are ten of the strangest aspects of Japanese culture—from sex, to snacks, to death.

    Japanese Popular Culture and Globalization is the only concise overview of Japan’s phenomenal impact on world pop culture available in English. Surveying Japanese forms from anime (animation) and manga (comic books) to monster movies and Hello Kitty products, this volume is an accessible introduction to Japan’s pop creativity and its appeal. Japanese work culture is very different from an American office environment, from the etiquette of after-work drinks to employee-employer relations.

      You can gain more information in this area from sites such as Japan Business Etiquette, Culture, and Manners, and Terri Morrison's book: Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands (The Bestselling Guide to Doing Business in More than 60 Countries.) Read more articles on company culture. Although CDJapan’s book descriptions are in Japanese, they have a huge book catalogue and offer international shipping. White Rabbit Japan is an awesome online store for Japanese graded readers especially, along with other types of reading material sorted by level. All the descriptions here are in English and the site is easy to navigate.


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Hsiao () explained that Japanese’s love for Sakura is closely related to its social and cultural background. Japanese think that Sakura is the most important symbol of life – “be transient and glorious”.

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