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Seeing Kyoto (Hardback)

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Hardback 96 Pages / Published: 15/10/2012
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Tokyo may be the capital of Japan, but Kyoto is its heart and soul. The rich textures of twelve centuries of culture seem to have woven themselves into the very air. How else could you explain the centuries-old feel of the Gion quarter, where geisha still ply their trade? Or the quiet dignity of the cobblestone back streets lined with traditional wooden houses?
Seeing Kyoto captures all the elegance and charm of Japan's most beloved city with dozens of stunning images. One can imagine the days when aristocrats and samurai inhabited these neighborhoods. With

Publisher: Kodansha America, Inc
ISBN: 9781568364445
Number of pages: 96
Weight: 997 g
Dimensions: 305 x 240 x 20 mm


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"Juliet Winters Carpenter's text is written with elegance, guiding through an incredible experience as though the reader were there in person....I found this book allowed me to see the city with new eyes and appreciate it even more. Carpenter has successfully captured, through lyrical and detailed text and spectacular full page color photos, what there is to experience in Kyoto. This extraordinary book - which showcases all that makes it such a fascinating and treasured city - is a must-have for the traveler eager to journey there." -BookLoons.com


"Captures all the elegance and charm of Japan's most beloved city with dozens of sumptuous images; includes cultural history as well as its artistic, culinary, and historical treasures." -ForeWord Magazine


..".Among the best of the genre and fairly priced." -Library Journal


"Crammed with photographs, each book provides readers with sound bites of information written by an eminent foreign resident of Japan, a foreword by a distinguished Japanese, various short essays, and a map and chronology chart on the inside cover." -The Japan Times




"Juliet Winters Carpenter's text is written with elegance, guiding through an incredible experience as though the reader were there in person....I found this book allowed me to see the city with new eyes and appreciate it even more. Carpenter has successfully captured, through lyrical and detailed text and spectacular full page color photos, what there is to experience in Kyoto. This extraordinary book - which showcases all that makes it such a fascinating and treasured city - is a must-have for the traveler eager to journey there." -BookLoons.com


"Captures all the elegance and charm of Japan's most beloved city with dozens of sumptuous images; includes cultural history as well as its artistic, culinary, and historical treasures." -ForeWord Magazine


..".Among the best of the genre and fairly priced." -Library Journal


"Crammed with photographs, each book provides readers with sound bites of information written by an eminent foreign resident of Japan, a foreword by a distinguished Japanese, various short essays, and a map and chronology chart on the inside cover." -The Japan Times



"Juliet Winters Carpenter's text is written with elegance, guiding through an incredible experience as though the reader were there in person....I found this book allowed me to see the city with new eyes and appreciate it even more. Carpenter has successfully captured, through lyrical and detailed text and spectacular full page color photos, what there is to experience in Kyoto. This extraordinary book - which showcases all that makes it such a fascinating and treasured city - is a must-have for the traveler eager to journey there." --BookLoons.com


"Captures all the elegance and charm of Japan's most beloved city with dozens of sumptuous images; includes cultural history as well as its artistic, culinary, and historical treasures." --ForeWord Magazine


..".Among the best of the genre and fairly priced." --Library Journal


"Crammed with photographs, each book provides readers with sound bites of information written by an eminent foreign resident of Japan, a foreword by a distinguished Japanese, various short essays, and a map and chronology chart on the inside cover." --The Japan Times

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