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Japanese Popular Prints: From Votive Slips to Playing Cards
     

Japanese Popular Prints: From Votive Slips to Playing Cards

by Rebecca Salter
 

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ISBN-10: 0824830830

ISBN-13: 9780824830830

Pub. Date: 06/28/2006

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824830830
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,059,522
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Notes     6
Foreword     8
History, method, context     10
A brief history of printing in Japan     12
The woodblock technique     19
Edo society     23
The art of play     28
Knowledge, news, views     40
Books     42
Calendars koyomi     47
Programmes and lists banzuke and zukushi     51
News-sheets kawaraban and shinbun nishiki-e     58
The art of travel - maps, guides and gazetteers     62
Advertising hikifuda     72
The outside world Nagasaki-e, Yokohama-e and saya-e     80
Faith, fortune, general well-being     92
Votive slips and exchange slips senjafuda and kokanfuda     94
Catfish prints namazu-e     108
Medicine prints baiyaku-e     114
Smallpox prints and measles prints hoso-e and hashika-e     120
Obituary prints shini-e     125
Leisure, pleasure, play     130
Playful prints and toy prints asobi-e and omocha-e     132
Board games sugoroku, jurokumusashi and menko     164
Playing cards karuta     183
Decorative papers karakami, chiyogami, pochibukuro and futo     193
And finally...     202
Artists' outlines     204
Glossary     205
Selected bibliography     207
Index     208

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