Tokyo - A Cultural & Literary History

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Tokyo is a vibrant city where the cultures of the East and the West are remixed into perceptibly Japanese forms. The book traces the cultural and literary history of Tokyo from an obscure fishing village to one of the largest metropolises in the world.
Tokyo in the Cities of the Imagination guide series; providing an in-depth cultural and historical exploration of some of the great city landscapes of the world. Presented as a cultural and literary guide, each title in the series explores the history of the city, providing an overview of the city’s development from its earliest roots to the modern day. Particular emphasis is placed on the literary, poetic, architectural, cultural and historical elements that make up the city and each title is written and researched by an academic expert. An Epilogue offers thoughts on the future of the city, suggested further reading and indices of literary and historical names and famous places and attractions.
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Weight 0.000000
Author David Horan
Availability IP
Department History
Format Paperback
ISBN 9781904955511
Pages 256
Published 27/01/2009
Publisher Signal
Section History
Series Cities of the Imagination
Size Unfolded 14x22cm
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