Crested Kimono: Power and Love in the Japanese Business Family

Matthews Masayuki Hamabata, Author Cornell University Press $19.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-8014-9975-3
Sociologist Hamabata's anecdotal look at four wealthy households in Japan demonstrates how their traditional, dutiful, hierarchical family life is a framework for dealing with day-to-day dilemmas, tragedy and intense conflicts. PW called this ``a nuanced, enlightening study.'' (Oct.)
Reviewed on: 09/30/1991
Release date: 10/01/1991
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