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Tokyo A Spatial Anthropology

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ISBN-10: 0520071352

ISBN-13: 9780520071353

Edition: 1995

Authors: Hidenobu Jinnai, Kimiko Nishimura

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Tokyo: destroyed by the earthquake of 1923 and again by the firebombing of World War II. Does anything remain of the old city? The internationally known Japanese architectural historian Jinnai Hidenobu set out on foot to rediscover the city of Tokyo. Armed with old maps, he wandered through back alleys and lanes, trying to experience the city's space as it had been lived by earlier residents. He found that, despite an almost completely new cityscape, present-day inhabitants divide Tokyo's space in much the same way that their ancestors did two hundred years before. Jinnai's holistic perspective is enhanced by his detailing of how natural, topographical features were incorporated into the…    
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Book details

List price: $63.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 8/23/1995
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 248
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

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