Japanese homes and their surroundings

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Dover Publications, Jun 1, 1961 - Architecture - 372 pages
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In this book, the author spent more than 4 years visiting hundreds of Japanese homes and learning as much as possible about their construction, design, furnishings, and relative merits. It is the only authentic record of the traditional home — mats, lamps, screens, gardens — from its general plan to the smallest decorative detail. 307 illustrations.

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Contents

CHAPTER I
1
CHAPTER II
45
Crest or Thatched Roop in TOtOmi
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Edward S. Morse, (1838-1925) a zoology professor from Maine, helped introduce modern scientific methods and thinking to the study of zoology, biology, sociology and archaeology at Tokyo University. He was awarded the (Second Degree) Order of the Sacred Treasure and the Order of the Rising Sun by the Japanese government.

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