Main Author: Sand, Jordan, 1960-
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Asia Center : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2003.
Other Author(s): Harvard University. Council on East Asian Studies.
ISBN/ISSN: 0674012186 (cloth : alk. paper)
0674012186 (alk. paper)
Description: xvii, 482 p. : ill; 24 cm.
Series: Harvard East Asian monographs ; 223
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
"This book takes the Japanese house in both senses, as site and as artifact, and explores the spaces, commodities, and conceptions of community associated with it in the modern era."--BOOK JACKET.
Table of contents: Introduction: Dwelling and the Space of Modern Japan
1. Domesticating Domesticity
2. The Housewife’s Laboratory
3. Domestic Interiors and National Style
4. Landscapes of Domesticity
5. Middle-Classness and the Reform of Everyday Life
6. Cosmopolitanism and Anxiety: Consumers of the Culture Life
7. Culture Villages: Inscribing Cosmopolitanism in the Landscape
8. House Design and the Mass Market
9. Domestic Modernism
10. The Culture Life as a Contested Space
Conclusion: Inventing Everyday Life.
Subject(s): Architecture, Domestic --Japan.
Japan --Social life and customs --1868-1912.
Japan --Social life and customs --1912-1945.
Location: Swanston Library
Call Number: 306.850952 S213