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The Culture Of Chjysanthemum, As A Hobby Or For Commercial Purpose, Provides An Extensive Field For Pleasure And Study. No Other Cultivated Flower Can Be Compared With Chrysanthemum With Regard To The Delicacy Of Lasting Beauties. The Range Of Colour Is So Wide, Variety Of Forms Is So Great And The Multitude Of Novelties Is Rushing So Fast That A Sensible Grower Can Well Satisfy His Thirst For Beauty, Longing For Variation And Craze For The New. The Primary Purpose Of This Book Is To Help Growers Understand The Principle And Procedure For Raising Blooms Of An Improved Quality. The Professionally Advanced People Will Have The Major Portion Of The Text Written In Details Analysing The Horticultural Principle Based On The Latest Developments In This Field.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: S. C. Dey
Publisher: Abhinav Publications
Release: 2002
File: 122 Pages
ISBN-13: 8170174139

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“One of the best books ever about Japanese society . . . [A] thoughtful, nuanced study of the Japanese character.”—U.S. News & World Report “A classic book because of its intellectual and stylistic lucidity . . . Benedict was a writer of great humanity and generosity of spirit.”—from the foreword by Ian Buruma Essential reading for anyone interested in Japanese culture, this unsurpassed masterwork opens an intriguing window on Japan. The World War II–era study by the cultural anthropologist Ruth Benedict paints an illuminating contrast between the people of Japan and those of the United States. The Chrysanthemum and the Sword is a revealing look at how and why our societies differ, making it the perfect introduction to Japanese history and customs. “A classic of Japanese cultural studies . . . With considerable sensitivity, she managed both to stress the differences in Japanese society of which American policy makers needed to be aware and to debunk the stereotype of the Japanese as hopelessly rigid and incapable of change.”—The New York Times “An absorbing account of Japanese culture . . . almost novel-like readability.”—The Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Ruth Benedict
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release: 2006-01-25
File: 500 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780547525143

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""Both amateur and professional growers will appreciate this comprehensive source of information on the history, propagation, marketing, and exhibition of chrysanthemums.""

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Genre: Gardening
Author: Arthur Herrington
Publisher: Applewood Books
Release: 2008-11-26
File: 172 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781429012867

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She was a perfect baby, and she had a perfect name. Chrysanthemum. Chrysanthemum loved her name—until she started school. A terrific read-aloud for the classroom and libraries!

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Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Author: Kevin Henkes
Publisher: Harper Collins
Release: 2007-10-02
File: 32 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780061119743

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Genre: Chrysanthemums
Author: John Salter
Publisher:
Release: 1865
File: 75 Pages
ISBN-13: OXFORD:590871723

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Genre: Chrysanthemums
Author:
Publisher:
Release: 2000
File: Pages
ISBN-13: CORNELL:31924087265280

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Genre: Chrysanthemums
Author: Frederick William Thomas Burbidge
Publisher:
Release: 1885
File: 140 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015062218782

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Japanese society is frequently held up to the Western world as a model of harmony and efficiency, but the price it pays tends to be overlooked. In a searching analysis that will fascinate students and admirers of Japan as much as it will inform psychologists and suicidologists, Mamoru Iga discusses the precise nature of the “thorn in the chrysanthemum,” a thorn that may hurt both the Japanese and the outsider who conducts business with them. The author, who was reared and educated in Japan, is uniquely qualified to interpret the value orientations of a society in which suicide is all too common. He finds that the traits leading to homogeneity and extreme adaptability in that society as a whole are the very traits that can produce painful reactions in the individual. Those traits are described as monism, groupism, authoritarianism, familism, and accommodationism, and together they comprise the Japanese “social character.” Because the individual’s behavior is based on the images, assumptions, and ideas about the world that make up his or her culture, conformism in the individual is one major manifestation of Japan’s social character. In Japan, the need to fill one’s socially prescribed role may make it doubly difficult to think independently and creatively and to find solutions for the resulting stress. Suicide notes and other personal documents reveal the painful cost of modern Japan’s success story, as the examination of individual suicides is related both to the theoretical framework of Durkheim’s types of suicide and to the sociological patterns that characterize suicide in Japan. It is in personal value orientations, however, that Iga finds the common ground between suicide and economic success. American readers will find especially interesting the contrast between value orientations in Japan and in the United States. Nearly the opposite of the Japanese traits described above, American values of rationalism, individualism, competition, and change create their own problems. There is much to be learned from this expert analysis of the problem of suicide in Japan. This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press’s mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand technology. This title was originally published in 1986.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Mamoru Iga
Publisher: University of California Press
Release: 2018-07-10
File: 248 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780520302792

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Genre: Chrysanthemums
Author: National Chrysanthemum Society (Great Britain)
Publisher:
Release: 1980
File: Pages
ISBN-13: UCAL:B3793229

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Genre: Asia
Author:
Publisher:
Release: 1883
File: Pages
ISBN-13: NYPL:33433081667713

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