Tokyo: Geography, History, and Culture

by
Louis G. Perezauthor

Louis G. Perez, PhD, is emeritus professor of Japanese history at Illinois State University. He is author of nine books including ABC-CLIO's Daily Life in Early Modern Japan and The History of Japan, Second Edition.

Tokyo: Geography, History, and Culture

20190930

ABC-CLIO

Pages 296
Topics Cinema;Crime;Economy;Future;International Standing;Lifestyle;Natural Viability;Politics;Security;Television;Geography and World Cultures: Culture;World History: Culture

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Tokyo: Geography, History, and Culture

Author(s): Perez, Louis;
Contributors: Perez, Louis;
Abstract:

This indispensable one-volume narrative examines the history, culture, environment, economy, politics, future, and more of the city of Tokyo, Japan's political and cultural capital.


  • Provides a Chronology of succinct, at-a-glance timeline of events in the history of the city
  • Offers "Life in the City" inset boxes to help readers to gain a better understanding of what life is like in the city, told from the viewpoint of city inhabitants and visitors
  • Uses sidebars to reveal fun facts about the city, such as interesting laws and cultural taboos
  • Illustrates the text using photos of important sites, people, and cultural traditions found in the city
  • Narratives in an accessible and engaging, ideal for students as well as general readers
  • Features a complete table of Tokyo's past leaders highlighting their defining accomplishments within the context of Japan's history

SortTitle: tokyo: geography, history, and culture
Keyword(s): Cinema; Crime; Economy; Future; International Standing; Lifestyle; Natural Viability; Politics; Security; Television; Geography and World Cultures: Culture; World History: Culture
Author Info:
Louis G. Perezauthor

Louis G. Perez, PhD, is emeritus professor of Japanese history at Illinois State University. He is author of nine books including ABC-CLIO's Daily Life in Early Modern Japan and The History of Japan, Second Edition.

eISBN-13: 9781440864957
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440864940
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Pages: 296
Publication Date: 20190930
Series: Contemporary World Cities