Mirror, Sword & Jewel | by Kurt Singer

A Must-Read for anyone who travels to Japan or is interested in japanese culture. Although Japan has changed a lot since Kurt Singers stay in Japan, most things are still present and will lead you to think about.

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“The way in which the Japanese proceed in assimilating foreign elements ofculture – ideas, styles, institutions, creeds – often resembles somewhat . . . the submission by women to a new fashion. . . . What attracts their attention is always the new, the contemporary, the modern.”

– Kurt Singer

 

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