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This publication is an exceptional choice of 29 unique essays by means of a number of the world’s so much unique students of Japan.

  • Covers a extensive variety of matters, together with the colonial roots of anthropology within the jap academy; eugenics and country construction; majority and minority cultures; genders and sexualities; and style and foodstuff cultures
  • Resists stale and deceptive stereotypes, by way of providing new views on eastern tradition and society
  • Makes jap society obtainable to readers unexpected with the country

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