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Early Mingei and Development of Japanese Crafts 1920s-1940s

Ajioka, Chiaki


There has been considerable interest, both in and outside Japan, in the Mingei movement which began in the 1920s. As a result, its theory and history have been studied widely. Most studies, however, have treated the movement in isolation and as one which was conceived, initiated and developed by Yanagi Sdetsu (1889-1961). This thesis challenges the conventional view and argues that the movement had its roots in the development of modern craft in Japan which, in turn, had been influenced by...[Show more]

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Date published: 1995-03
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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