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Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies. Search the Bennies catalogue Oliver for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS...
Japan by Witherick, Michael
Call Number: NFS 915.2 WIT
Publication Date: 1997
We Visit Japan by Amie Jane Leavitt
Publication Date: 2014-05-01
Japan by Catel, Patrick
Call Number: NFS 952 CAT
Publication Date: 2012
Table of contents includes: Introducing Japan -- History : from shoguns to peaceful democracy -- Regions and resources : a nation of islands -- Wildlife : cranes, chrysanthemums, and more -- Infrastructure : a constitutional monarchy -- Culture : proud traditions and modern expressions -- Japan today.
Cultural Traditions in Japan by Lynn Peppas
Publication Date: 2012-03-30
This wonderful book describes the different traditions and festivals celebrated in Japan today and how they are influenced by a love of art, nature, beauty, and ritual. Young readers will also learn how the Japanese people celebrate family occasions.
Lonely Planet sends three top travel bloggers to sites throughout Japan to discover some of the most interesting elements of the country’s culture, from the storied traditions of noh theatre and samurai gardens to sleek galleries of contemporary art.
Lonely Planet- Japan
Japan is a world apart – a cultural Galápagos where a unique civilisation blossomed, and today thrives in delicious contrasts of traditional and modern. The Japanese spirit is strong, warm and incredibly welcoming.