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Author Seidensticker, Edward, 1921-2007.

Title Tokyo from Edo to Showa 1867-1989 : the emergence of the world's greatest city / Edward Seidensticker ; introduction by Paul Waley ; preface by Donald Richie
Published Tokyo ; Rutland, Vt. : Tuttle Pub., [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (636 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps
Series Tuttle classics
Tuttle classics.
Contents Book 1. Low city, high city -- The end and the beginning -- Civilization and enlightenment -- The double life -- The decay of the decadent -- Low city, high city -- The Taisho look -- book 2. Tokyo rising -- The days after -- Happy reconstruction days -- Darker days -- The day of the cod and the sweet potato -- Olympian days -- Balmy days of late Shōwa
Notes "Two volumes in one, Low city, high city and Tokyo rising"--Cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Capitals (Cities) -- Case studies.
City and town life -- Japan -- Tokyo -- History.
Social change -- Japan -- Tokyo -- History.
Japan -- History -- Meiji period, 1868-1912.
Japan -- History -- Shōwa period, 1926-1989.
Japan -- History -- Taishō period, 1912-1926.
Tokyo (Japan) -- History -- 1868-1912.
Tokyo (Japan) -- History -- 20th century.
Tokyo (Japan) -- Social conditions.
Tokyo (Japan) -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1462901050 (electronic bk.)
9781462901050 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Low city, high city
Tokyo rising