The Japanese Mind: Understanding Contemporary Japanese Culture. Roger J. Davies, Osamu Ikeno
ISBN: 9780804832953 | 280 pages | 7 Mb
- The Japanese Mind: Understanding Contemporary Japanese Culture
- Roger J. Davies, Osamu Ikeno
- Page: 280
- Format: pdf, ePub, fb2, mobi
- ISBN: 9780804832953
- Publisher: Periplus Editions (HK) Ltd.
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In The Japanese Mind, Roger Davies offers Westerners an invaluable key to the unique aspects of Japanese culture. Readers of this book will gain a clear understanding of what really makes the Japanese, and their society, tick. Among the topics explored: aimai (ambiguity), amae (dependence upon others’ benevolence), amakudari (the nation’s descent from heaven), chinmoku (silence in communication), gambari (perseverence), giri (social obligation), haragei (literally, “belly art”; implicit, unspoken communication), kenkyo (the appearance of modesty), sempai-kohai (seniority), wabi-sabi (simplicity and elegance), and zoto (gift giving), as well as ...
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