Nineteenth century has brought a lot of dramatic changes in life of Japan. It was a period of a painful transformation from a small and disparate feudal state into united empire that dominated Asia. It was a time of losing fight with the United States. It was a time of withering of old traditions and growing of implanted western culture in Japan. But the spirit of old Japan is inexterminable in its people. The Japanese Spirit is a collection of lectures by Professor Okakura Yoshisaburo (1868-193) delivered at the University of London. This book was designed with one intention – to keep the eastern ways in minds and memories of his compatriots and every one eager to listen, to make the world know, how different a life can be. Different morals, values, ethics – all of it You can get to know with this classic volume.