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The Great Wave : Gilded Age Misfits, Japanese Eccentrics, and the Opening of Old Japan
The Great Wave Gilded Age Misfits Japanese Eccentrics and the Opening of Old Japan
Author: Christopher Benfey
When the United States entered the Gilded Age after the Civil War, argues cultural historian Christopher Benfey, the nation lost its philosophical moorings and looked eastward to “Old Japan,” with its seemingly untouched indigenous culture, for balance and perspective. Japan, meanwhile, was trying to reinvent itself as a more cosmopo...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780375503276
ISBN-10: 0375503277
Publication Date: 5/6/2003
Pages: 352
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Publisher: Random House
Book Type: Hardcover
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