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Furo: The Japanese Trendy Bath Life
Furo: The Japanese Trendy Bath Life
 
Our Price: $50.00
Year: 1992
Pages: 191
Binding Paperback
ISBN 870408755

Product Code: 756786169

Description
 
Akira Tsumura (au). In Japan, enjoying a comfortable bath is one of the best means of mitigating the rigors of life. The beneficial effects of bathing on personal health have been pointed out by the medical profession & lauded by many Japanese. Bathing as a form of home-based mental & physical therapy is attracting growing numbers of adherents. This beautiful illustrated volume introduces readers to the unique world of the Japanese bath, & covers both the historical background & the contemporary circumstances. Chapters: (1) The Trendy Bath Life: Contemporary Bathroom Design; Bath Resorts; & Body Care & Bath Fashion; (2) A History of the Japanese Bath; (3) The Efficacy of Bathing; (4) Paintings; (5) Ukiyoe; & Appendices.

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