The Great Wave: Gilded Age Misfits, Japanese Eccentrics, and the Opening of Old Japan

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The Great Wave: Gilded Age Misfits, Japanese Eccentrics, and the Opening of Old Japan - Benfey, Christopher E G

This beautifully rendered meditation on the subject of cultural identity and on the consequences--both good and bad--of cultural cross-pollination proves that what important history does at its best is transform our worldview. Notes.

The Great Wave: Gilded Age Misfits, Japanese Eccentrics, and the Opening of Old Japan 2003, Random House (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375503276

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