Compares insights into Japanese culture, value systems, roles of Japanese & Amer. women, ethnocentrism, ethics, modernization. "The Chrysanthemum & The Sword" ( Ruth Benedict ) & "The Japanese Mind" (Robert C Christopher )
# 11872 | 1,350 words | 2 sources | 1996 |
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From the Paper:"This research paper summarizes the insights into the roots of Japanese culture, its value systems and its outward manifestations which are contained in Ruth Benedict's The Chrysanthemum and the Sword and Robert C. Christopher's The Japanese Mind. It also compares and contrasts the roles and patterns of conduct of Japanese women, as depicted in these books, and of American women. Both authors provide an in depth explanation of the unique features of Japanese culture and its seeming contradictions. As a cultural anthropologist, Benedict searches for cultural patterns which have evolved over Japan's long history. She is at her best in probing the inner workings of Japanese society. As a journalist, Christopher uses history to buttress his observations of contemporary Japanese life, including the post-..."
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