Edmon Rodman

Writer and historian

Writer and historian

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If you live in LA, you’ve likely heard of Yamashiro, the faux Japanese temple built into the chaparral-covered Hollywood hills.

Identity in design: is Yamashiro kitsch or cultural appropriation?

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