Weasel Reads

The Chrysanthemum and the Sword

by Ruth Benedict My husband insisted I read this book. He read it years ago, and it either created or enhanced (I'm not sure which) his fascination with Japanese culture ~ and rightly so. Written in 1946 by "one of the most eminent anthropologists of the twentieth century" (according to the back cover bio), The Chrysanthemum… Continue reading The Chrysanthemum and the Sword