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The book of incense: enjoying the traditional art of Japanese scents

The book of incense: enjoying the traditional art of Japanese scents
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ISBN 4770015577 (hardcover)
9784770015570 (hardcover)
Author Morita, Kiyoko
Title The book of incense : enjoying the traditional art of Japanese scents / Kiyoko Morita
Publisher Tokyo ; New York : Kodansha International, 1992
Physical desc. 134 pages ; illustrations (some colour) ; 22 cm.
Note Illustrated endpapers.
Bibliography etc. Includes bibliographical references (pages 132-134).
Contents Introduction -- Incense and other aromatic substances -- Japan's encounter with incense -- Incense and Buddhism -- The courtiers' way -- The warriors' way: the birth of koh-do -- The establishment of incense schools: an art form for all -- The decline and revival of koh-do -- Varieties of Japanese incense -- Ingredients of koh -- Jinkoh -- Incense products -- The koh-do way of appreciating incense -- Kumikoh -- Art objects for incense -- The incense ceremony -- Sample kumikoh for fun -- Shirakawa-koh (Shirakawa border station) -- Sanshu-koh (game of three) -- Sankei-koh (three scenic spots) -- Genji-koh (the Tale of Genji) -- The pleasures of incense today -- The traditional and modern with koh -- The incense samples.
Subject Japanese incense ceremony
Incense -- Japan -- History
Incense burners and containers
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Barcode Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Status Due Date
10015017 391.63 MOR
RL   . On Loan . 23 Oct 2023
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