Cha-No-Yu: The Japanese Tea Ceremony

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Tuttle Pub, 2001 - Social Science - 245 pages
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The Japanese tea ceremony, or cha-no-yu, is one of the last vestiges of an older, gentler era. Today, it resonates as a metaphor for ancient Japanese society.

First published in 1933, this classic remains the gold standard for books on the five-centuries-old tea ceremony. Illustrated with traditional drawings of furniture and utensils, tearoom architecture, garden design, floor and ground plans, and beautiful black and white photographs of famous tea bowls, teahouses, and gardens, Cha-No-Yu will enlighten the reader to the intimate aspects of ancient Japanese philosophy, history, and culture.

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User Review  - Eliot Gilbert - Goodreads

This book was a comprehensive look into everything I wished to know about the ceremony - except for the ceremony itself. It left me with much information regarding tea rooms, the aesthetic of the ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER I
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The Varieties of TeaRoom
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The Roji
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