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Japanese Traits and Foreign Influences

1st Edition

By Inazo Nitobe


226 pages

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This volume collects together essays and lectures given by the author from 1922-1927 to a variety of international audiences. Together they illuminate essential aspects of the Japanese mentality and way of life, particularly in social, religious and linguistic aspects.

Table of Contents

1. The Changing Orient 2. Some Traits of Oriental Mentality 3. China’s Cultural Influence on Japan, with Special Reference to Her Language 4. The Moral Basis of Japanese Monarchy 5. On Teaism 6. On Haiku 7. An Eastern Idea of Charity 8. An Oriental Christian’s View of the Race Problem 9. Can the East and West Ever Meet?

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Japan

Routledge Library Editions: Japan brings together a century's worth of publishing and provides a comprehensive collection of volumes which chart the literature, history, economics, politics & sociology of this fascinating country.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Asia / Japan
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies