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- August 31, 2019 at 10:00 am #5753Schroth.SenseiParticipant
Anyone interested in Japan, or anyone wanting to expand their knowledge of Japan’s Rich History & Culture, I highly recommend the audio-book “Understanding Japan: A Cultural History” By: Mark J. Ravina (who also narrates it). Each chapter is set up like an interesting and informative mini college lecture building on each other. It includes a bit of history, legends, politics, and more all intertwined together. I Just finished it (12hr run-time), and I found it was very well written and clarifies many common misconceptions about Japan.
Link to Audio-book:
https://www.audible.com/pd/Understanding-Japan-Audiobook/B011LUCFZU?pf_rd_p=ae76b2bb-e63d-4a67-b357-dab3dee05ca1&pf_rd_r=YX632KFZ0TVW2Q20MFVR&ref=a_lib_c4_libItem_B011LUCFZU&fbclid=IwAR2fr6lgrNILWyqLv0Mnr_RLt9yDAW-SIIV2w36RZEQ2lR7A6OJnMyi5ArgAugust 31, 2019 at 11:39 am #5754Accessible JapanKeymaster
How long are the chapters?September 1, 2019 at 3:29 am #5756Schroth.SenseiParticipant
There are 24-lectures, each being a chapter, and they run approximately 30-minutes each. I also forgot to mention that the version I linked also comes with a supplemental “course guide” downloadable PDF, it follows the audio-book and has many pictures to reference to while listening.September 1, 2019 at 5:16 pm #5757Accessible JapanKeymaster
Great! Thanks for the input :)
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