Kisei Kobayashi: Primitive Cries in the Night (AKAAKA, 2019)

Having spent six years to visit more than 40 traditional festivals and ritual ceremonies throughout Japan, Japanese photographer Kisei Kobayashi’s book presents a powerful visual journey to the borders of our world.

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Terry Bennett: Early Japanese Images (Tuttle Publishing, 1996)

This book reproduces over 140 images taken between 1853 and 1905 by the most important local and foreign photographers then working in Japan. Important features of Early Japanese Images include a historical overview of the years 1853-1912 and the story of early Western photographers in Japan.

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Julia Baier: Sentō 銭湯 (Peperoni Books, 2008)

In the summer of 2005 Julia Baier first discovered the Japanese culture of bathing and out of this experience grew the publication – Sentō 銭湯 – the Japanese Bath-house.

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