Japan: A Primary Source Cultural Guide by Meg Greene

Japan: A Primary Source Cultural Guide (Primary Sources of World Cultures) - Meg Greene

From time to time, I love reading something educational. Something to enhance my knowledge on a subject that I have a keen interest in. So when I saw this book at my library, and seeing as how it is about Japan, I had to check it out. This is a very interesting read, especially to those who know very little about the country itself. However, I did stumble upon a few errors when it came to the author citing some of the historical and influential figures of Japan. And since this is meant to educate those who are curious about Japan's culture and history, I felt that it was a bit of a shame. If I didn't know about those figures beforehand, then I would have believed that to be the true name of Tsukuyomi and Rumiko Takahashi.


I still think this is an interesting read if you want to find out more about Japan. However, I recommend you do additional research to go with this book. You will learn a lot more that way and you will be able to see the correct names of the Japanese people the way they are in the history books.