Japan: Land of the Rising Sun (Hardcover)

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Japan: Land of the Rising Sun (Hardcover)

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Presented in a landscape format and with captions explaining the story behind each entry, Japan is a stunning collection of images celebrating the world's most vibrant country.

From shrines to megacities, from paddy fields to high-speed trains to the latest in digital technology, Japan is a fascinating mix of the ancient and modern, of East and West. Featuring castles and hot springs, remote volcanic islands and intense high-rises, delicate tea ceremonies and busy cities, medieval bridges and modern flyovers, Japan presents outstanding color photographs depicting a wide range of perspectives on Japanese life. From farming to engineering, war memorials to the devastation of the Tohoku tsunami and Fukushima nuclear disaster, the beauty of Kyoto to the bustle of Tokyo, a great many sides to the Land of the Rising Sun are explored.
Melanie Clegg holds a BA (Hons) in Japanese Studies from the University of Oxford. After almost a decade spent in Japan, she now resides in the UK where she works as a freelance Japanese to English translator of video games and other entertainment media. She lives with her husband and their two one-eyed cats.
Product Details ISBN: 9781838862336
ISBN-10: 1838862331
Publisher: Amber Books
Publication Date: November 15th, 2022
Pages: 224
Language: English