The Illustrated Guide To The Fantastic Edo Era

Zenyoji Susumu ; Lynne Hobday

Publisher Nowaki

ISBN 9784991022708

Idea Code 19336

The Edo period refers to the years between 1600 and 1868, a remarkable era of peace and prosperity in Japan that contributed to the development of Japanese culture, morals, and ideology. The culture of the common people, in particular, flourished during the Edo period. This comprehensive, fully illustrated guide covers just about everything you need to know about the city of Edo, its shops and dwellings, the customs of common people and samurai, their clothing and hairstyles, and fortifications and weapons, and even an extensive overview of the supernatural world of the yōkai. Discover the history and culture of Japan with its engaging illustrations and clear explanations.

208 p, ills colour, 13 x 21 cm, pb, English


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