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John Lander

World Heritage Japan

$75.00

John Lander

World Heritage Japan

$75.00

Author and photographer John Lander takes the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage sites of Japan as a starting point for exploring the country's architecture, history, customs and festivals. Lander, who has lived in Japan for 35 years, travelled to almost all the country's UNESCO sites: from well-known places like Mount Fuji to hidden temple gardens and hard-to-reach wild islands.

This book also includes cultural elements listed as intangible world heritage, providing intimate portraits of Japanese cuisine, crafts and performance arts. With a lyrical preface by Pico Iyer and illustrated with over 180 full-colour photographs, World Heritage Japan is Lander's personal photographic tribute to a diverse and ancient culture - a stunning visual journey across Japan.

Book Features:

  • Photographer and longtime Japan resident captures stunning images of Japan's many UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Stunning full-colour photographs
  • Preface by Pico Iyer
184 colour photographs