Join our mailing list!
(Your shopping cart is empty)
Diane Publishing Books
Aesthetics of the Japanese Lunchbox
Kenji Ekuan (au); David B. Stewart (ed). The makunouchi bento, or traditional Japanese lunchbox, is a highly lacquered wooden box divided into quadrants, each of which contains different delicacies. It seems straightforward, but Ekuan shows that the lunchbox is a key to an understanding of Japanese civilization, the spirit of form, & the aesthetic ideal in which the many are reduced to one. He compares the visual pleasures of the Zen lunchbox to an aerial view of the Japanese archipelago. In so doing, he unlocks the secrets of ancient Japanese rituals, celebrates the aesthetics of Japanese design, explores the contours of Japanese landscapes & technology, & delineates the rules of the etiquette of Japanese form. Reveals a world of secret connections. Color photos
Who’s in Control? Polar Politics & the Sensible Center
Guide to Metal Toys
Customer Service Operations: The Complete Guide
Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II
Sale Price: $15.00
Small Sects in America (rev. ed.)
Share your knowledge of this product with other customers...
Be the first to write a review
Diane Publishing Co
PO Box 617
Darby, PA 19023-0617
Become an Affiliate
Send Us Feedback
Copyright ï¿½ 2004 Diane Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.