Japan in Print: Information and Nation in the Early Modern Period

Japan in Print: Information and Nation in the Early Modern Period

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520237667
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 02/16/2006
Series: Asia: Local Studies / Global Themes Series
Pages: 342
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Mary Elizabeth Berry is Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of The Culture of Civil War in Kyoto (UC Press, 1994) and Hideyoshi (1982).

Table of Contents


List of Figures     xi
Acknowledgments     xv
A Traveling Clerk Goes to the Bookstores     1
The Library of Public Information     13
Maps Are Strange     54
Blood Right and Merit     104
The Freedom of the City     139
Cultural, Custody, Cultural Literacy     185
Nation     209
Notes     253
Bibliography     291
Index     309

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