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by Theodore C. Bestor
Author: Theodore C. Bestor
Publisher: University of California Press; First edition (July 12, 2004)
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Subcategory: Biography and History
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Home Browse Books Book details, Tsukiji: The Fish Market at the Center of the. Tsukiji: The Fish Market at the Center of the World. By Theodore C. Bestor. Bestor's vivid and meticulous study of Tokyo's seafood market is at once perhaps the best description we have of a modern, large-scale commodity bazaar, an important contribution to comparative economics, and a powerful analysis of the everyday workings of Japanese culture.
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Tsukiji: The Fish Market. has been added to your Cart. Yet the market is described as a must-see in most tourist books, and this in a city that has next to nothing in terms of tourist attractions. But perhaps this makes sense; Tokyo is a place where one can be and do rather than look and marvel, and the Tsukiji market is exactly that.
The importance of Tsukiji is is well depicted throughout the text mainly focusing on the ethnography of the market and the functions within a continually busy environment. It was a great read providing knowledge and understanding on how history shapes the future of a significant fish market. Fish is eaten everyday in Japanese culture its great to learn how a marketplace shapes the Japanese culture.
This is a rare book, full of treats for both the specialist and the general reader "Bestor's rich portrait of Tsukiji is set within the larger frame of Tokyo's .
This is a rare book, full of treats for both the specialist and the general reader. -Arjun Appadurai, author of Modernity at Large. Bestor's rich portrait of Tsukiji is set within the larger frame of Tokyo's urban history, helping us see clearly the forces which, over time, resulted in the creation of the world's greatest seafood market. Theodore C. Bestor is Professor of Anthropology and Japanese Studies at Harvard University and past President of the American Anthropological Association's East Asian Studies Section and the Society for Urban Anthropology.
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Tsukiji The Fish Market at the Center of the World. Bestor (Author). A remarkable voyage through a place, in time and space. Bestor’s book is the ultimate study of Tsukiji. American Journal Of Sociology, AJS.
In the centre of Tokyo, the world's biggest fish market is a complex socio-economic environment .
In the centre of Tokyo, the world's biggest fish market is a complex socio-economic environment staging daily auctions and also host to hundreds of stalls that sell to the public. Theodore Bestor explores the social and commercial relationships that make the system work.
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