9781933330808

The Forgotten Japanese: Encounters With Rural Life and Folklore

  • ISBN 13:

    9781933330808

  • ISBN 10:

    1933330805

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 03/01/2010
  • Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist

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Summary

Tsuneichi Miyamoto (19071981), a leading Japanese folklore scholar and rural advocate, walked 160,000 kilometers to conduct interviews and capture a dying way of life. This collection of photos, vignettes, and life stories from pre- and postwar rural Japan is the first English translation of his modern Japanese classic. From blowfish to landslides, Miyamoto's stories come to life in Jeffrey Irish's fluid translation.

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