Publisher description for Learning to bow : inside the heart of Japan / Bruce S. Feiler.


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Counter Learning to Bow has been heralded as one of the most insightful books about the clash of American and Japanese cultures. Bruce Feiler recounts the year he spent teaching inside Japan's renowned school system: watching boys and girls learn gender roles, experiencing the impact of strict school rules, and understanding the roots of Japan's business success.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Education, Secondary Japan, Japan Social life and customs 1945-Feiler, Bruce S