By Roger J. Davies, Osamu Ikeno
In The eastern Mind, Roger Davies deals Westerners a useful key to the original elements of eastern tradition. Readers of this ebook will achieve a transparent knowing of what fairly makes the japanese, and their society, tick.
Among the themes explored: aimai (ambiguity), amae (dependence upon others' benevolence), amakudari (the nation's descent from heaven), chinmoku (silence in communication), gambari (perseverence), giri (social obligation), haragei (literally, ôbelly artö; implicit, unstated communication), kenkyo (the visual appeal of modesty), sempai-kohai (seniority), wabi-sabi (simplicity and elegance), and zoto (gift giving), in addition to discussions of child-rearing, own area, and the jobs of ladies in eastern society. contains dialogue subject matters and questions after each one chapter.
All in all, this publication is an easy-to-use creation to the distinguishing features of jap society; a useful source for anyone—business humans, tourists, or students—perfect for direction adoption, but additionally for someone attracted to jap tradition.