Edo Culture : Daily Life and Diversions in Urban Japan, 1600-1868

ISBN-10: 0824818504

ISBN-13: 9780824818500

Edition: N/A

Authors: Matsunosuke Nishiyama, Gerald Groemer

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Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Historical Periods
Translator's Introductionp. 1
Introduction: The Study of Edo-Period Culturep. 7
Edo: The City and Its Culture
Edo: The Warrior's Cityp. 23
Edokko: The Townspersonp. 41
Iki: The Aesthetic of Edop. 53
Edo Publishing and Ukiyo-ep. 64
Edo Temples and Shrinesp. 76
The Town and the Country
Provincial Culture of the Kasei Period (1804-1830)p. 95
Itinerants, Actors, Pilgrimsp. 113
Edo-Period Cuisinep. 144
Theater and Music: From the Bakufu to the Beggar
The Social Context of Nop. 181
Social Strata and Musicp. 198
The Aesthetics of Kabukip. 212
Popular Performing Arts: From Edo to Meijip. 228
Afterwordp. 251
Notesp. 253
Glossaryp. 269
Selected Referencesp. 281
Sources to Chaptersp. 297
Indexp. 299
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