By Takie Sugiyama Lebra
As Lebra explores the tradition of the kazoku, she locations every one topic in its old context. She analyzes the evolution of prestige barriers and the integral position performed by way of outsiders.
But this ebook isn't really easily concerning the elite. it's also approximately commoners and the way each one stratum mirrors the opposite. Revealing formerly unobserved complexities in eastern society, it additionally sheds mild at the common challenge of social stratification.
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Above the Clouds: Status Culture of the Modern Japanese Nobility by Takie Sugiyama Lebra