As a cultural atlas, however, it is much less satisfying.
As a cultural atlas, however, it is much less satisfying. Most of the nearly 60 maps are historical, and although cultural developments (especially those related to religion) are placed within the historical framework, there is a lack of focus on cultural matters. Many major literary and artistic figures are omitted. I wanted a book to refresh memories of what I had seen, and learn about what I had not.
The Cultural Atlas aims to inform and educate the public in cross-cultural attitudes, practices, norms . The figure of the total population of each country is drawn from the global estimates listed in the CIA World Factbook, unless otherwise stated.
The Cultural Atlas aims to inform and educate the public in cross-cultural attitudes, practices, norms, behaviours, communications and business skills. Statistics describing the country’s linguistic, religious and ethnic demographics are based on its most recent national census.
Cultural Atlas of Japan has been added to your Cart. This book, with 53 maps and 336 illustrations (266 in color) along with rather detailed information on various cities and prefectures on the 5 main islands, is filling this requirement very well.
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Martin Collcutt is a professor of East Asian studies and history at Princeton University, where he teaches Japanese intellectual and cultural history
Martin Collcutt is a professor of East Asian studies and history at Princeton University, where he teaches Japanese intellectual and cultural history. He also has a particular interest in the introduction and development of the monastic practice in Japanese Rinzai Zen. In the 1960s he studied and practiced Zen in Japan and met Morinaga Roshi at Daishuin in Kyoto. Subsequently he served as Roshi's interpreter on some of his visits to the United States and England.
Part of the The Cultural Atlas of the World Series). by Martin Collcutt, Marius Jansen, Isao Kumakura. I'm a Japanese and I had some troubles when I explain about Japanese things in English at my web. I got several dictionaries and encyclopedias on Japanese culture in English, but they won't do when I want to explain in depth. This Cultural Atlas has detailed descriptions and full of beautiful photos and graphics. Interesting to read and joy to eyes. If you are interested in Japanese culture or history, this book will be a good companion.
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The first version of The Times Atlas of the World appeared as The Times Atlas in 1895; more printings followed up to 1900.