Old Tokyo

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-05-09
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Old Tokyobridges the gap between Tokyo's cultural heritage and its present, describing in close detail how it evolved from the shogun capital of a closed society to the international capital of an expanding country.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. vi
Prefacep. viii
Edo: 'Door to the Bay'p. 1
Earthquakes: Beginnings of Tokyop. 18
'Bunmei kaika' and Modernization in Tokyop. 29
Taisho Democracy and Mass Culturep. 54
Glossary of Japanese Termsp. 72
Selected Bibliographyp. 78
Indexp. 82
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