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In Search of the Spirit

The Living National Treasures of Japan

In Search of the Spirit( )
Author: Hamanaka, Sheila
Ohmi, Ayano
Illustrator: Hamanaka, Sheila
ISBN:978-0-688-14607-8
Publication Date:Mar 1999
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

After World War II the Japanese government designated as Living National Treasures men and women who had devoted their lives to traditional Japanese crafts and performing arts. For this superlative book the authors visited six of these extraordinary artists, then blended a brief, illuminating text with color photographs, calligraphy, and illustrated sections to convey the essence of each art form. Readers will visit backstage at a Bunraku puppet theater, learn how the famous Japanese...
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Book Details
Pages:48
Detailed Subjects: Art / Asian / Japanese
Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Art
Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):11.31 x 9.75 x 0.16 Inches
Book Weight:1.12 Pounds



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