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House and home in modern Japan : architecture domestic space and bourgeois culture 1880-1930 / Jordan Sand
Bib ID 3098723
Format BookBook
Author
Sand, Jordan, 1960-
 
Description Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Asia Center : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2003 
xvii, 482 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0674012186
0674012186
Series

Harvard East Asian monographs ; 223.

Summary

"This book takes the Japanese house in both senses, as site and as artifact, and explores the spaces, commodities, and conceptions of community associated with it in the modern era."--BOOK JACKET.

Full contents
  • Introduction: Dwelling and the Space of Modern Japan
  • 1. Domesticating Domesticity
  • 2. The Housewife's Laboratory
  • 3. Domestic Interiors and National Style
  • 4. Landscapes of Domesticity
  • 5. Middle-Classness and the Reform of Everyday Life
  • 6. Cosmopolitanism and Anxiety: Consumers of the Culture Life
  • 7. Culture Villages: Inscribing Cosmopolitanism in the Landscape
  • 8. House Design and the Mass Market
  • 9. Domestic Modernism
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. {435}-467) and index.

Subjects Architecture, Domestic -- Japan.  |  Japan -- Social life and customs -- 1868-1912.  |  Japan -- Social life and customs -- 1912-1945.
Other authors/contributors Harvard University. Asia Center

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