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Author Van Goethem, Ellen.

Title Nagaoka : Japan's forgotten capital / by Ellen Van Goethem
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 368 pages) : illustrations
Series Brill's Japanese studies library, 0925-6512 ; v. 29
Brill's Japanese studies library ; v. 29
Contents Acknowledgments; Illustrations; Tables; Explanatory Notes; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; Part One The Founding of a New Capital; Chapter One Prince Yamabe's Rise to Prominence; Chapter Two Why Establish a New Capital?; Chapter Three The Search for a Suitable Site; Part Two The Construction of the Nagaoka Capital; Chapter Four The First Phase of Construction; Chapter Five The Assassination of Fujiwara no Tanetsugu; Chapter Six The Second Phase of Construction; Part Three The Layout of the Nagaoka Capital; Chapter Seven The Basic Plan of a Chinese-style Capital City
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-356) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Japan -- History -- Nara period, 710-794.
Nagaokaky┼Ź (Extinct city)
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9047433254 (electronic bk.)
9789047433255 (electronic bk.)