By P. Martinez, D. P. Martinez, Jan Van Bremen
Japan is without doubt one of the such a lot urbanised and industrialised nations on this planet. but the japanese proceed to training numerous spiritual rituals and ceremonies regardless of the high-tech, hugely regimented nature of eastern society. Ceremony and formality in Japan specializes in the normal and spiritual features of jap society from an anthropological point of view, featuring new fabric and making cross-cultural comparisons.
The chapters during this assortment disguise subject matters as different as funerals and mourning, sweeping, women's roles in ritual, the department of ceremonial meals into sour and candy, the heritage of a shrine, the taking part in of video games, the trade of towels and the connection among rite and the office. The ebook presents an summary of the which means of culture, and appears on the manner within which new ceremonies have sprung up in altering conditions, whereas previous ones were preserved, or have constructed new meanings.
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