Sushi without rice

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March 2004, no. 259

Modern Japanese Culture: The insider view by Leith Morton

OUP, $49.95 pb, 295 pp

Sushi without rice

by
March 2004, no. 259

Modern Japanese Culture – what a seductive title! It evokes images of a fast-paced, technologically advanced nation with deep traditions reinventing itself as a post-industrial society with a rich culture. We immediately think of Kurosawa’s epic films, manga comics and anime, contemporary ceramics, video games, Issey Miyake’s extravaganzas, the sublime minimalism of Ando Tadao’s architecture, and the photography of Ishida Kiichiro, currently on display at the Museum of Sydney.

William H. Coaldrake reviews 'Modern Japanese Culture: The insider view' by Leith Morton

Modern Japanese Culture: The insider view

by Leith Morton

OUP, $49.95 pb, 295 pp

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