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Japan's extraordinary culture is like no other in the world and it remains mysterious to many of us And that's unfortunate because to truly understand Japan's influence on the world stage one needs to understand Japan's culture on its own termsIn an exciting partnership with the Smithsonian The Great Courses presents these 24 lectures that offer an unforgettable tour of Japanese life and culture Professor Ravina with the expert collaboration of the Smithsonian's historians brings you a grand portrait of JapanFrom the dawn of Confucianism and the Meiji Restoration to World War II and the economic miracle years of 1955 to 1975 you'll explore landmark periods of Japanese history and learn how broad events and movements introduced innovated and revised everything from spirituality to popular entertainment Along the way you'll get revealing insights into Shinto Japan's indigenous religion the art of Katsushika Hokusai literary works like The Tale of Genji and the haiku of Basho the everyday lives of samurai the universal appeal of filmmakers like Akira Kurosawa foods like yakitori and tempura and so much You'll come away from Professor Ravina's final lecture with a stronger sense of the very soul of this one of a kind nation Japan's extraordinary culture is like no other in the world and it remains mysterious to many of us And that's unfortunate because to truly understand Japan's influence on the world stage one needs to understand Japan's culture on its own termsIn an exciting partnership with the Smithsonian The Great Courses presents these 24 lectures that offer an unforgettable tour of Japanese life and culture Professor Ravina with the expert collaboration of the Smithsonian's historians brings you a grand portrait of JapanFrom the dawn of Confucianism and the Meiji Restoration to World War II and the economic miracle years of 1955 to 1975 you'll explore landmark periods of Japanese history and learn how broad events and movements introduced innovated and revised everything from spirituality to popular entertainment Along the way you'll get revealing insights into Shinto Japan's indigenous religion the art of Katsushika Hokusai literary works like The Tale of Genji and the haiku of Basho the everyday lives of samurai the universal appeal of filmmakers like Akira Kurosawa foods like yakitori and tempura and so much You'll come away from Professor Ravina's final lecture with a stronger sense of the very soul of this one of a kind nation Japan's extraordinary culture is like no other in the world and it remains mysterious to many of us And that's unfortunate because to truly understand Japan's influence on the world stage one needs to understand Japan's culture on its own termsIn an exciting partnership with the Smithsonian The Great Courses presents these 24 lectures that offer an unforgettable tour of Japanese life and culture Professor Ravina with the expert collaboration of the Smithsonian's historians brings you a grand portrait of JapanFrom the dawn of Confucianism and the Meiji Restoration to World War II and the economic miracle years of 1955 to 1975 you'll explore landmark periods of Japanese history and learn how broad events and movements introduced innovated and revised everything from spirituality to popular entertainment Along the way you'll get revealing insights into Shinto Japan's indigenous religion the art of Katsushika Hokusai literary works like The Tale of Genji and the haiku of Basho the everyday lives of samurai the universal appeal of filmmakers like Akira Kurosawa foods like yakitori and tempura and so much You'll come away from Professor Ravina's final lecture with a stronger sense of the very soul of this one of a kind nation


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  1. says:

    This was a very interesting and comprehensive cultural history of Japan Great context prior to my first trip there