Essays about: "reinvention of traditions"

Found 1 essay containing the words reinvention of traditions.

  1. 1. A symbol becomes the culture: Reinventing Japanese cherry blossoms

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Hanyan Ye; [2015]
    Keywords : Nihonjinron; commodification; aestheticization; reinvention of traditions; nyoze; national symbols; cherry blossoms; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : A major concern of this thesis was the changing meanings of cherry blossoms in Japanese history, and the images of Japan created through the flower. With a peculiar emphasis on today’s international context, when cherry blossoms have become a unique culture of Japan, this research inquired into the process of symbol-making. READ MORE