Tokyo from Edo to Showa 1867-1989: The Emergence of the World's Greatest City; Two Volumes in One: LOW CITY, HIGH CITY and TOKYO RISING

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"These two volumes by Edward Seidensticker may well be the envy of every university press...desirable reading for amateur historians and tourists alike."-Thomas Stanley, Director of Walk Japan Limited There can be few cities in the world that live, pulsate, and breathe through their geography as Tokyo does, few cities with a history that shifts through the creases of space as does that of Tokyo. This is particularly ironic in a city whose neighborhoods today hold few distinctive features and whose gentle topography has ...

Tokyo from Edo to Showa 1867-1989: The Emergence of the World's Greatest City; Two Volumes in One: LOW CITY, HIGH CITY and TOKYO RISING 2010, Tuttle Publishing, Boston

ISBN-13: 9784805310243

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