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  1. Making Japanese Heritage

    Edited by Christoph Brumann, Rupert A. Cox

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    This book examines the making of heritage in contemporary Japan, investigating the ways in which particular objects, practices and institutions are ascribed public recognition and political significance. Through detailed ethnographic and historical case studies, it analyses the social, economic,...

    Published May 12th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Culture of Copying in Japan

    Critical and Historical Perspectives

    Edited by Rupert Cox

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    This book challenges the perception of Japan as a ‘copying culture’ through a series of detailed ethnographic and historical case studies. It addresses a question about why the West has had such a fascination for the adeptness with which the Japanese apparently assimilate all things foreign and at...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Zen Arts

    An Anthropological Study of the Culture of Aesthetic Form in Japan

    By Rupert Cox

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    The tea ceremony and the martial arts are intimately linked in the popular and historical imagination with Zen Buddhism, and Japanese culture. They are commonly interpreted as religio-aesthetic pursuits which express core spiritual values through bodily gesture and the creation of highly valued...

    Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge

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