THE ORIENT STRIKES BACK: A Global View of Cultural Display, by Joy Hendry. Oxford: Berg Publishers, 2000, 256 pp., 40 illustrations (16 color). 42.99 British pounds (cloth), 14.99 British pounds (paper).

A century ago, the West used to entertain and educate itself with random views of the East. World’s Fairs and grand expositions displayed Formosan villages and Ainu tribal rites. Now the East, or at least Japan, is diverting itself with random views of the West.

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