Alan Macfarlane is Professor of Anthropology at Cambridge. He has often visited and taught in Japan.
Books by Alan MacFarlane
Glass is one of the greatest accidents in the history of humankind.
Intelligent and engaging … an excellent book for anyone with an interest in Japanese culture.
A sweeping tour d'horizon … deep-thinking, wide-ranging essays on identity and society couched in simple, sturdy prose … charming.