Japanese Communication: Language and Thought in Context

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In an accessible and original study of the Japanese language in relation to Japanese society and culture, Senko Maynard characterizes the ways of communicating in Japanese and explores Japanese language-associated modes of thinking and feeling. Japanese Communication: Language and Thought in Context opens with a comparison of basic American and Japanese values via cultural icons--the cowboy and the samurai--before leading the reader to the key concept in her study: rationality. Writing for those who have a basic knowledge ...

Japanese Communication: Language and Thought in Context 1997, University of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu, HI

ISBN-13: 9780824818784

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