By Jennifer Robertson
This publication is an extraordinary selection of 29 unique essays by way of a number of the world’s so much wonderful students of Japan.
- Covers a huge variety of concerns, together with the colonial roots of anthropology within the eastern academy; eugenics and state construction; majority and minority cultures; genders and sexualities; and style and nutrients cultures
- Resists stale and deceptive stereotypes, by way of featuring new views on jap tradition and society
- Makes jap society available to readers surprising with the country
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H. R. Rivers’ The History of Melanesian Society (1914), and Heinrich Shurtz’s Altersklassen und Ma¨nnerbu¨nde. Eine Darstellung der Grundformen der Gesellschaft (Age Grades and Men’s Associations: An Outline of the Foundation of Society; 1902). For a while he edited the magazine Minzoku (The Folk), which focused on ethnology and folklore, and later attended Vienna University from 1929 to 1933. D. thesis, Kulturschichten in Alt-Japan (Cultural Strata of Ancient Japan). Upon the completion of his studies, Oka was employed at Budapest University as a visiting lecturer from 1938 to 1940, after which he traveled to the Balkan peninsula, where he observed conflicts among the area’s diverse ethnic groups.
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A Companion to the Anthropology of Japan by Jennifer Robertson