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The culture of copying in Japan

The culture of copying in Japan

critical and historical perspectives

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Material culture -- Japan,
  • Technological innovations -- Japan,
  • Japan -- Civilization -- Foreign influences

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Rupert Cox.
    SeriesJapan anthropology workshop series
    ContributionsCox, Rupert A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS821.5.A1 C85 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17177674M
    ISBN 109780415307529
    LC Control Number2007007657

    Japan - Japan - Cultural life: It is common for Western observers of contemporary Japan to emphasize its great economic achievement without equal regard to cultural attributes. Yet Japanese cultural distinctiveness and the manner in which it developed are instructive in understanding how it is that Japan came to be the first non-Western country to attain great-power status.   The book is filled with beautiful photos and lots of information on various aspects of Japanese culture. This ranges from Japanese gardens through Japanese flower arranging (ikebana) and on through the fine arts like origami. There is some information on the living treasures of Japan, Japanese theater, Shinto and Buddhism, Japanese festivals /5(3).

    How Japan Copied American Culture and Made it Better If you’re looking for some of America’s best bourbon, denim and burgers, go to Japan, where designers are re-engineering our culture in.   China+Korea=Japan? Karate=copied from kung fu Kendo=Copied from Kumdo Japan fake Rolex Lexus Copied from Mercedes China Real rolex Kimono is a copy of Chinese traditional clothing called slight influences from the Korean hanbok Katana = bent Korean sword Samurai armour=Chinese influenced armour, with spikes attached to helmut Japanese architecture= China .

      Japanese culture and tradition is complex and beautiful. This blog will highlight some of the things to know for traveling to or doing business in Japan. Japan, pronounced in Japanese as “Nippon” or “Nihon”, is a Pacific Ocean island nation off the coast of mainland Asia. It is comprised of approximately 6, islands. A stunning, innovative blend of microsociology, cultural history, and philosophical reflection that will fascinate anyone concerned with problems of authenticity, identity, and originality. The Culture of the Copy is an unprecedented attempt to make sense of our .


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This book challenges the perception of Japan as a 'copying culture' through a series of detailed ethnographic and historical case studies. It addresses a question about why the West has had such a fascination for the adeptness with which the Japanese apparently assimilate all things foreign and at the same time such a fear of their skill at artificially remaking and automating the world around.

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This book challenges the perception of Japan as a ‘copying culture’ through a series of detailed ethnographic and historical case studies. It addresses a question about why the West has had such a fascination for the adeptness with which the Japanese apparently assimilate all things foreign and at the same time such a fear of their skill at artificially remaking and automating the world.

Challenges the perception of Japan as a 'copying culture' through a series of ethnographic and historical case studies. This title demonstrates diversity and creativity of copying in the Japanese context through the translation of a series of otherwise loosely related ideas and concepts into objects, images, texts and practices of The culture of copying in Japan book.

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