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Realms of Literacy

Early Japan and the History of Writing

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ISBN 9780674060654

Publication Date: 11/14/2011

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524 pages

6 x 9 inches

27 halftones

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David B. Lurie is Associate Professor of Japanese History and Literature at Columbia University.

Awards & Accolades

  • 2011 Lionel Trilling Book Award, Columbia University
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