Yofuku or Japan in Trousers by SHERARD VINES 1931 ~ Japanese Culture in 1920s ~ Travel


Title: Yofuku or Japan in Trousers

Author: Sherard Vines

Description: First Edition. Burgundy cloth boards stamped in gilt on spine. Front cover is rain-spotted; spine faded. Previous owner's name on ffep; newspaper clipping on etiquette from the Osaka Mainichi affixed to the front paste-down. Foxing to pages. 239 pages. 19 x 12.5 cm.

Observations from the mid-1920s of Japan and its culture, customs, and attitudes, and noting its response to western influences.

Sherard Vines (1890-1974) was an English author and academic who, in the 1920s, spent five years teaching at Keio University in Tokyo, Japan.


1) The Tyro Lands.
2) A Deep Depression is Signalled.
3) Of Diet and Hygiene.
4) Of Manners and Morals.
5) Men, Women and Children.
6) The Stranger within the Gate.
7) Belief, Education and Culture.
8) Local Colour.
9) To-day and To-morrow.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Wishart & Company
Place: London
Year: 1931

Keywords: Japan, 1920s, culture, travel,

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