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Chrysanthemum and the Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture by  Ruth Benedict - Paperback - 1989 - from Antique & Collector's Books and

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Chrysanthemum and the Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture

by Benedict, Ruth

Condition: Very Good

Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Mariner Books, 1989. 324 pp. Browning to page edges. Inscription on first page. Copy appears unread.. Paperback. Very Good.

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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