The Japanese Tea Ceremony and the Shoguns is a concise historical overview of the evolution of cha-no-yu - that uniquely Japanese ritual, the tea ceremony - and how it was used in Japan by the shoguns and other political powers between the 12th and 20th centuries to validate position and consolidate power. The contributions of leading tea masters of the past are summarized. A description of a typical tea ceremony is provided, together with a discussion of the appropriate environment and utensils.
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Savvy students already see that the job market of tomorrow, the job market in which they must make a living, is likely to be a roller coaster ride. Networking for the Career-Minded Student shows them how to ride the coaster without blinders by harnessing purposeful networking, a powerful tool that's free and available to all. Topics covered include how to research, strategize and implement purposeful networking for career preparation.
Most families have "the other Grandmother," the one who is visited less often, whose own visits are anticipated with trepidation, the one with whom contact is at least as much a matter of duty as love. In this touching memoir, award-winning author Linda Hewitt remembers the Christmas she came, at last, to know hers.