The Japanese: A History In 20 Lives

Christopher Harding



History > Non-Fiction

ISBN: 9780241434505


A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020’Mightily impressive … a marvellous read’ Waldemar Januszczak, Sunday TimesFrom the acclaimed author of Japan Story, this is the history of Japan, distilled into the stories of twenty remarkable individuals.

The vivid and entertaining portraits in Chris Harding’s enormously enjoyable new book take the reader from the earliest written accounts of Japan right through to the life of the current empress, Masako.

We encounter shamans and warlords, poets and revolutionaries, scientists, artists and adventurers – each offering insights of their own into this extraordinary place.

For anyone new to Japan, this book is the ideal introduction.

For anyone already deeply involved with it, this is a book filled with surprises and pleasures.

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Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 25 × 17 × 8 cm