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A Short Cultural History
on January 13, 2006
This books seeks to give the reader a broad grasp of the space of Japan's cultural history. Important names and dates are mentioned in connection with their cultural accomplishments. More than simply telling who killed whom in what war and when, this book gives the reader a vague understanding of how Japan's customs, architecture, art, and prose evolved into the form they are today.
This book is best for those who know next to nothing about the history of Japan and would like an outline with which to proceed to learn more.