So, first of all I guess, Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Many, many things have happened in the last few days of Japan, and, I apologize in advance for any worse than usual grammar. 830 more words
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So, Japan! After a long and hellish (but ultimately safe) flight, I’ve finally made it to Japan. It’s ridiculously awesome. Even more awesome that I thought it would be and let me tell you, I had some pretty high expectations. 329 more words
As promised (mostly to myself) I read Everyday things in premodern Japan. The hiden legacy of material culture. written by Susan B. Hanley.
Hanley tries to grasp what impact things of everyday use have on lifestyles and how these things evolved or changed during the Tokugawa Period (1615-1868 a.d.) and early Meiji (1868-1912). 367 more words