The ideals of the East, with special reference to the art of Japan by Okakura KakuzЕЌ

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Statementby Kakasu Okakura.
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Paginationxxii, 244 p.
Number of Pages244
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Open LibraryOL13531188M
OCLC/WorldCa9029761

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This book was written during the Meiji Period and as such does not have a modern perspective. It is also quite dense and meandering. However, it does provide an overview of art through out the history of Japan. The ideals of the East Okakura opens the book with "Asia is one" and argues that all of Asia is interconnected/5.

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[The range of ideals; The primitive art of Japan; Confucianism: Northern China; Laoism and Taoism: Southern China; Buddhism and Indian art; The Asuka period ( A.D.); The Nara period ( A.D.); The Helan period ( A.D.); The Fujiwara period ( A.D.);Author: [introduction by Nivedita of Ramakrishna-Vivekananda] Okakura, Kakuzo.

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Okakura, Kakasu. Publication date. Topics. Japan -- Art. Publisher. London: John Murray. The Ideals of the East. with Special Reference to the Art of Japan. by Kakuzo Okakura. [] This is a short but very concise introduction to Asian art by the authorof The Book of Tea.

Written from a Japanese perspective, and focusing on Japanese art,one of the major themes is the relationship between spirituality,particularly Buddhism, and the evolution of Asian art. The range of ideals --The primitive art of Japan --Confucianism: Northern China --Laoism and Taoism: Southern China --Buddhism and Indian art --The Asuka period --The Nara period --The Helan period --The Fujiwara period --The Kamakura period --Ashikaga period --Toyotomi and early Tokugawa period --Later Tokugawa period --The Meiji period --The Vista.

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