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Chrysanthemum and the Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture by  Ruth Benedict - Paperback - First Edition - 1989 - from 3 R's Used Books/Hannelore Headley Old & Fine Books, Inc and

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Chrysanthemum and the Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture

by Benedict, Ruth

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket

Houghton Mifflin Company, 1989. 1st printing this edition, lightest wear only, previous owner's name on flep, bookstore codes in pencil on flep as well, no reading wear, 3 R's Used Books and Hannelore Headley Old & Fine Books, Inc. are committed to saving the trees one leaf at the time!. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket.

The Chrysanthemum and the Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture is an influential study of Japan by Ruth Benedict written at the invitation of the Office of War Information in order to understand and predict the behavior of the Japanese in World War II by reference to a series of contradictions in traditional culture.


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