Things Japanese: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan
Stone Bridge Press, Inc., 1 abr. 2007 - 540 páginas
An engaging collection about everything from the abacus to zoology in Japan, designed to preserve knowledge about a society that was modernizing beyond recognition. This book remains an erudite source of information about culture, history, art, religion, and daily life.
Basil Hall Chamberlain (1850–1935) lived in Japan for thirty-five years and was one of the foremost Japanologists of his day.