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University of Hawaii Press

English - 476 pages - ISBN-10: 0824808738 - ISBN-13: 9780824808730

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The Floating World by novelist James A. Michener is a classic work on the Japanese print of the Edo period (1615-1868). Mr. Michener shows how the Japanese printmakers, cut off from revivifying contacts with the art of the rest of the world and hampered by their own governmental restrictions, were able to keep their art vital for two centuries through their vigor and determination.For this new edition, Howard A. Link updates the scholarship and expands on many theoretical aspects introduced in Michener's study.

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John Cunningham

Could not let the book down Sure not a literary master piece, but as one of the reviewers stated, it will keep you turning the pages.

Ben Craig

Exciting to read and hard to put down

Zoey Simpson

It was damn awesome, sweet, the way of describing the romance was just marvellous

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