The Chrysanthemum

Author: Arthur Herrington

Publisher: Applewood Books


Category: Gardening

Page: 172

View: 362

""Both amateur and professional growers will appreciate this comprehensive source of information on the history, propagation, marketing, and exhibition of chrysanthemums.""

The Chrysanthemum

Its History and Culture

Author: John Salter



Category: Chrysanthemums

Page: 75

View: 291

The Thorn in the Chrysanthemum

Suicide and Economic Success in Modern Japan

Author: Mamoru Iga

Publisher: Univ of California Press


Category: History

Page: 231

View: 596

Examines the problem of suicide in Japan, discusses Japanese values, culture, and economic success, and describes the suicides of five prominent authors

Chrysanthemum Culture

Author: S. C. Dey

Publisher: Abhinav Publications


Category: Social Science

Page: 122

View: 189

The Culture Of Chjysanthemum, As A Hobby Or For Commercial Purpose, Provides An Extensive Field For Pleasure And Study. No Other Cultivated Flower Can Be Compared With Chrysanthemum With Regard To The Delicacy Of Lasting Beauties. The Range Of Colour Is So Wide, Variety Of Forms Is So Great And The Multitude Of Novelties Is Rushing So Fast That A Sensible Grower Can Well Satisfy His Thirst For Beauty, Longing For Variation And Craze For The New. The Primary Purpose Of This Book Is To Help Growers Understand The Principle And Procedure For Raising Blooms Of An Improved Quality. The Professionally Advanced People Will Have The Major Portion Of The Text Written In Details Analysing The Horticultural Principle Based On The Latest Developments In This Field.

The Chrysanthemum and the Sword

Patterns of Japanese Culture

Author: Ruth Benedict

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt


Category: Social Science

Page: 500

View: 782

Essential reading for anyone interested in Japanese culture, this unsurpassed masterwork opens an intriguing window on Japan. Benedict’s World War II–era study paints an illuminating contrast between the culture of Japan and that of the United States. The Chrysanthemum and the Sword is a revealing look at how and why our cultures differ, making it the perfect introduction to Japanese history and customs.

The Chrysanthemum Throne

A History of the Emperors of Japan

Author: Peter Martin

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press


Category: History

Page: 175

View: 831

In this first general study of the Japanese imperial institution throughout its history, Peter Martin brings together inaccessible material, much of it available only in Japanese. He surveys the history and political and religious status of the monarchy of Japan from its mythological origins to our own times.


Author: Twigs Way

Publisher: Reaktion Books


Category: Nature

Page: 82

View: 633

Drawing its allure from the gold of the sun and the rule of the emperors, the chrysanthemum winds its way through ancient Chinese culture into the gardens of French impressionist painters and onto the pages of American novels. The flower signifies both life and death, as parts of Europe associate it with mourning while others celebrate it for its golden rays that light the autumnal gloom. In this fascinating book, Twigs Way follows the fortunes of the flower through philosophy, art, literature, and death, recounting the stories of the men and women who became captivated by this extraordinary bloom. With a range of vibrant illustrations, including works by Hiroshige, Monet, and Mondrian, Chrysanthemum will captivate lovers of art, flowers, history, and culture.


Author: Norbert Mercado

Publisher: Norbert Mercado Novels


Category: Fiction

Page: 82

View: 614

Chrys, a Filipina singer in Hong Kong, is torn between Michael, a dedicated soldier fighting against communist insurgency, and Peter, a jet-setting Chinese businessman capable of offering her financial security. Written by Norbert L. Mercado, Chrysanthemum is a touching story of love and revolution in the Philippines.

Gardener’s Guide to the Perennial Chrysanthemum

Guide To the Perennial Chrysanthemum Flower Plant

Author: Abe Edwards

Publisher: Mossy Feet Books


Category: Gardening


View: 197

Gardener’s Guide to the Chrysanthemum is a planting guide for gardeners that wish to grow this beautiful perennial flower successfully. It covers cultural requirements, propagation tips, problems and many other topics related to growing the chrysanthemum. Written for gardeners by a gardener Gardener’s Guide to the Chrysanthemum relates how to grow this beautiful perennial flower successful. From seed to cuttings to division, learn how to propagate this wonderful full sun perennial plant. chrysanthemum, guide, perennials, full sun