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Overview

This forms an introduction to one of the world's leading industrialized countries, Japan. It is written with young children's interests and abilities in mind, and explores the features which make up the country's individuality and character.
Part of a series, it focuses on the traditional Japanese arts of ikebana and calligraphy, then describes the country's climate and landscapes, the fast-paced urban life of Tokyo and the national sports, baseball and traditional Sumo wrestling. The book also discusses Japanese food and festivals, its futuristic transport system, and its technological and industrial developments.
Included in the book also are an index and fact summary, and boxes throughout the text give interesting facts and features about the country.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531106235
Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/1988
Series: Great Civilizations Ser.
Pages: 32
Age Range: 9 - 14 Years

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