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Rice in the Cultural Life of the Japanese People: A Lecture Delivered Before the Asiatic Society of Japan, November 1939

by Rabbitt, James A

Condition: fair to good


Japan: Trans of the Asiatic Society, 1940. Reprint Edition. fair to good. 66 pages + plates, illus., discolor ins flyleaves, spine edges quite worn, large tears at spine. Presentation copy inscribed & signed by author. Boards somewhat soiled and foxed. Topics covered include the sacredness of rice, the honorable rice throughout the year, rice in Japanese literature, rice and religion, and socio-economic influences. Reprinted from the Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan, Second Series, Vol. XIX, December 1940.
  • Bookseller: Ground Zero Books, Ltd. US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 16011
  • Title: Rice in the Cultural Life of the Japanese People: A Lecture Delivered Before the Asiatic Society of Japan, November 1939
  • Author: Rabbitt, James A
  • Book condition: Used - fair to good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Reprint Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Trans of the Asiatic Society
  • Place: Japan
  • Date published: 1940
  • Keywords: Japan, Rice, Cultural Life, Inscribed, Signed, Presentation Copy


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