The Resource Above the clouds : status culture of the modern Japanese nobility, Lebra, Takie Sugiyama

Above the clouds : status culture of the modern Japanese nobility, Lebra, Takie Sugiyama

Label
Above the clouds : status culture of the modern Japanese nobility
Title
Above the clouds
Title remainder
status culture of the modern Japanese nobility
Statement of responsibility
Lebra, Takie Sugiyama
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This latest work from Japanese-born anthropologist Takie Sugiyama Lebra is the first ethnographic study of the modern Japanese aristocracy. Established as a class at the beginning of the Meiji period, the kazoku ranked directly below the emperor and his family. Officially dissolved in 1947, this group of social elites is still generally perceived as nobility. Lebra gained entry into this tightly knit circle and conducted more than one hundred interviews with its members. She has woven together a reconstructive ethnography from their life histories to create an intimate portrait of a rem
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lebra, Takie Sugiyama
Dewey number
  • 305.5220952
  • 305.52230952
  • 306.4/0952
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DS822.4
LC item number
.A268 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nobility
  • Manners and customs
  • Japan
Label
Above the clouds : status culture of the modern Japanese nobility, Lebra, Takie Sugiyama
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Tables; List of Illustrations; Orthographic Note on Japanese Words; Acknowledgments; 1. Studying the Aristocracy: Why, What, and How?; 2. Creating the Modern Nobility: The Historical Legacy; 3. Ancestors: Constructing Inherited Charisma; 4. Successors: Immortalizing the Ancestors; 5. Life-Style: Markers of Status and Hierarchy; 6. Marriage: Realignment of Women and Men; 7. Socialization: Acquisition and Transmission of Status Culture; 8. Status Careers: Privilege and Liability; 9. Conclusion; Epilogue: The End of Shōwa; Notes; Glossary; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K
  • MN; O; R; S; T; U; W; Y; Z; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (461 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520911796
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111004366706420
  • (EBL)224264
  • (OCoLC)43475916
  • (SSID)ssj0000096191
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11108801
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000096191
  • (PQKBWorkID)10081925
  • (PQKB)11297640
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000083858
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC224264
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse30391
  • (EXLCZ)99111004366706420
Label
Above the clouds : status culture of the modern Japanese nobility, Lebra, Takie Sugiyama
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Tables; List of Illustrations; Orthographic Note on Japanese Words; Acknowledgments; 1. Studying the Aristocracy: Why, What, and How?; 2. Creating the Modern Nobility: The Historical Legacy; 3. Ancestors: Constructing Inherited Charisma; 4. Successors: Immortalizing the Ancestors; 5. Life-Style: Markers of Status and Hierarchy; 6. Marriage: Realignment of Women and Men; 7. Socialization: Acquisition and Transmission of Status Culture; 8. Status Careers: Privilege and Liability; 9. Conclusion; Epilogue: The End of Shōwa; Notes; Glossary; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K
  • MN; O; R; S; T; U; W; Y; Z; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (461 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520911796
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111004366706420
  • (EBL)224264
  • (OCoLC)43475916
  • (SSID)ssj0000096191
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11108801
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000096191
  • (PQKBWorkID)10081925
  • (PQKB)11297640
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000083858
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC224264
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse30391
  • (EXLCZ)99111004366706420

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