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by Bokushi Suzuki

Snow Country Tales: Life in the Other Japan download ebook
ISBN:
0834802104
ISBN13:
978-0834802100
Author:
Bokushi Suzuki
Publisher:
Weatherhill; 1st ed edition (September 1, 1986)
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343 pages
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1449 kb
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1754 kb
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Mythology & Folk Tales
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Snow Country Tales gives its readers a wonderful view of life in a part of Japan that is probably new even to those who know about Japan. I have purchased three copies of this book. The first one is mine, the second was for my fiancee, and the third was for my mother

Snow Country Tales gives its readers a wonderful view of life in a part of Japan that is probably new even to those who know about Japan. The first one is mine, the second was for my fiancee, and the third was for my mother. I had to get one for her so she would return my copy. 14 people found this helpful.

Hokuetsu Seppu (北越雪譜 "Snow stories of North Etsu Province"; translation: Snow Country Tales: Life in the other Japan by Jeffrey Hunter with Rose Lesser, Weatherhill, 1986) is a late Edo-period encyclopedic work of human geography describing.

Hokuetsu Seppu (北越雪譜 "Snow stories of North Etsu Province"; translation: Snow Country Tales: Life in the other Japan by Jeffrey Hunter with Rose Lesser, Weatherhill, 1986) is a late Edo-period encyclopedic work of human geography describing life in the Uonuma area of Japan's old Echigo Province, a place known for its long winters and deep snow

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ISBN13:9780834802100.

Suzuki Bokushi's Hokuetsu-seppu, which describes people's lives there, was .

Suzuki Bokushi's Hokuetsu-seppu, which describes people's lives there, was published 180 years ago. The book serves as a guide for Australian Jonathan Senior as he explores traditional weaving of a hemp textile and a wild festival passed down since ancient times, as well as the area's distinctive snow culture. Minami-Uonuma, in southern Niigata Prefecture, is one of Japan's snowiest regions.

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SCT Snow Country Tales: Life in the Other Japan (Suzuki Bokushi, translated by Jeffrey Hunter with Rose . life from the viewpoint of the relation between centre and periphery in the Tokugawa period, which is my primary focus in this book

SCT Snow Country Tales: Life in the Other Japan (Suzuki Bokushi, translated by Jeffrey Hunter with Rose Lesser, with introduction by Anne Walthall), New York: Weatherhill, 1986. life from the viewpoint of the relation between centre and periphery in the Tokugawa period, which is my primary focus in this book. Bokushi’s privileged status on the plaque is due solely to his successful publication of a book entitled Hokuetsu seppu (lit. North-Etsu snow album) and the attention paid to him as a result of this publication.

In Echigo in Japan the snow often lies several feet deep well into May covering landscape and villages. Taking the parts of the students Takeo and Mako they follow in the footsteps of Bokushi Suzuki who in the mid-19th century wrote his remarkable book "Snow Country Tales". Over the centuries the inhabitants have organized their lives accordingly. A beautiful vixen fox leads the two protagonists astray and they undergo a wondrous metamorphosis.

Echigonokuni Yukimonogatari: Suzuki Bokushi to Hokuetsu Seppu (Snow tales of Echigo province: the story of Suzuki Bokushi and . Hunter, Jeffrey and Lesser, Rose, translators.

Echigonokuni Yukimonogatari: Suzuki Bokushi to Hokuetsu Seppu (Snow tales of Echigo province: the story of Suzuki Bokushi and his Hokuetsu Seppu). John Weatherhill Inc. Tokyo, 1986.

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