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Obtaining Images: Art, Production and Display in Edo Japan Hardcover – 1 Dec 2011

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  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Reaktion Books (1 Dec. 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1861898142
  • ISBN-13: 978-1861898142
  • Product Dimensions: 25.6 x 3.1 x 20 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,110,592 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Praise for Sex and the Floating World: 'Screech provides a fascinating and informative introduction to the social and sexual habits of pre-modern Japan, copiously illustrated and full of witty anecdotes as well as solid scholarly research. The ideal bedtime read?' - Insight Japan

About the Author

Timon Screech is Professor in the History of Art at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He is the author of several books on Japanese history and culture, including Sex and the Floating World: Erotic Images in Japan, 1700-1820 (Reaktion, 1999) and The Shogun's Painted Culture: Fear and Creativity in the Japanese States, 1760-1829 (Reaktion, 2000).


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