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Japanese: Places, Names, Fame and Renown

A Rose By Any Other Name What’s in a name? Today’s subject isn’t any particular place name; it is a term used for famous places as described in an essay on viewing Japanese prints, like ukiyo-e. There is, after all, … Continue reading

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Culture of Japan: Ukiyo-e, Part 1

A depiction of a young Japanese housewife returning from shopping in historical Edo (modern Tokyo). Source: Tokyo Metropolitan Library.

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