Japan: An Invitation invites you to acquaint yourself with one of the world's most fascinating countries. Over 130 color photographs reveal the many facets of Japan, capturing it's many hues and shapes, from the quiet of a neighborhood shop to the ...
to the frenzy of crowded festivals, the ornate structures of an ancient shrine to the simple contours of terraced rice fields, and the energy of judo to the repose of Noh.
Accompanying these photographs, is author Raymond Furse's insightful writing on a range of topics. With thoughtfulness and a sharp eye, he presents an introduction to Japan's history, language, culture, religion, and art.