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Studying the Aristocracy: Why, What, and How?

Takie Sugiyama Lebra

in Above the Clouds: Status Culture of the Modern Japanese Nobility

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076006
eISBN:
9780520911796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076006.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

On May 15, 1947, some two hundred titled noblemen gathered in the imperial palace to hear words of farewell from His Majesty, who, in the previous year, had already renounced his “divine” status and ... More


Above the Clouds: Status Culture of the Modern Japanese Nobility

Takie Sugiyama Lebra

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076006
eISBN:
9780520911796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076006.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book provides an ethnographic study of the modern Japanese aristocracy. Established as a class at the beginning of the Meiji period, the kazoku ranked directly below the emperor and his family. ... More


Marriage: Realignment of Women and Men

Takie Sugiyama Lebra

in Above the Clouds: Status Culture of the Modern Japanese Nobility

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076006
eISBN:
9780520911796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076006.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines matrimony more as a realignment between households (or househeads), involving cross-generational discontinuity and the reconstitution of the unit house through an outsider's ... More


Conclusion

Takie Sugiyama Lebra

in Above the Clouds: Status Culture of the Modern Japanese Nobility

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076006
eISBN:
9780520911796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076006.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter attempts to pull together salient features of the hereditary status and hierarchy that have appeared and reappeared across the preceding chapters. The introduction provided a ... More


Socialization: Acquisition and Transmission of Status Culture

Takie Sugiyama Lebra

in Above the Clouds: Status Culture of the Modern Japanese Nobility

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076006
eISBN:
9780520911796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076006.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The kazoku status, to be hereditary, had to have its culture carried on by successive generations. Chapters 3–6 conveyed what that status culture was like; this chapter considers how it was acquired ... More


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