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Review: The Chrysanthemum and the Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture

User Review  - Sarah Kern - Goodreads

This book is biased and outdated, but as a document of history it is interesting. Ruth's "research" marks a beginning of rasism and of misconseptions about japan and japanese as it still exists today. Sad but true. Read full review

Review: The Chrysanthemum and the Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture

User Review  - Ivan - Goodreads

An extremely tedious book to read. I can only recall one even more tedious read - the white book of Japanese labor force. Read full review

Review: The Chrysanthemum and the Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture

User Review  - Goodreads

read it for new project and upcoming trip to japan. seminal, if dated. Read full review


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