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The World of the Shining Prince

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The World of the Shining Prince by Ivan Morris
  • Paperback $18.00

    May 21, 2013 | 368 Pages

  • Ebook $15.99

    May 21, 2013 | 368 Pages

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“A thoughtful scholar’s reconstruction. . . . A book which should delight anyone interested in Japan.” —The New York Times Book Review

“The people of the Heian period in Japan . . . evolved a civilization . . . pervaded by a sense of the transitoriness of things, combined with an awareness of beauty so sharp that it was poignant. . . . Ivan Morris’s book is as elegant as its theme.” —The Observer (London)

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