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eBook Historical Dictionary of Tokyo download ISBN: 0810832348
Author: Roman Cybriwsky
Publisher: Scarecrow Press (1997)
Language: English
Pages: 212
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Historical Dictionary of Tokyo. This book is a must for anyone interested in Japan and Tokyo. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate. It is also one of the largest cities in the world and a major center of global economic influence. The origins of human settlement in what is today Tokyo are lost in prehistory.

Roman Adrian Cybriwsky is professor of Geography and Urban Studies at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA and .

Roman Adrian Cybriwsky is professor of Geography and Urban Studies at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA and Fulbright Scholar and Visiting Professor at the National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine. Series: Historical Dictionaries of Cities, States, and Regions. Hardcover: 356 pages.

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Western Tokyo occupies the Tama district. Tokyo's oldest Buddhist temple is Sensō-ji in Asakusa. Historical Dictionary of Tokyo (2nd e. ISBN 978-0-8108-7489-3. The 2002 Naoki literary prize was awarded to a book that reacts to both urban development and the problems facing Tokyo adolescents - Ira Ishida's 4-Teen (2002). Ishida shows the effects of Tokyo's transformations on teenage social norms and uses descriptions of urban places to reveal contradictions embedded in these roles. Cybriwsky, Roman A. Year: 2011.

Download PDF book format. Download DOC book format. Choose file format of this book to download: pdf chm txt rtf doc. Download this format book. Historical dictionary of Tokyo Roman Cybriwsky. Book's title: Historical dictionary of Tokyo Roman Cybriwsky. Library of Congress Control Number: 96038164. book below: (C) 2016-2018 All rights are reserved by their owners.

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Tokyo is an enormous city with nearly 12 million residents and an area of 837 square miles. Its history spans more than five centuries and covers disparate periods from its beginning as a small castle town (1457), to the powerful capital of the Tokugawa shoguns (1603-1868), then a western-faced industrial center beginning in the Meiji Period (1868-1912), to today's global economic capital. Although much literature exists on the history, culture and economy of Japan in general, there are few detailed resources on Tokyo itself. The Historical Dictionary of Tokyo fulfills this need for a centralized location in which to find essential facts, figures, dates and descriptions about one of the most important cities in the world. Containing more than 250 entries, the dictionary is a reference source to the city's most influential leaders, both past and present, most important districts, and landmark historical events. Also featured are an introductory essay about Tokyo, a chronology of historic events, a table of population an geographic area for each of the wards, cities, towns and villages that comprise Tokyo Metropolis, and lists of the city's previous mayors and other chief executives, its tallest buildings and other information. Although the literature on Tokyo in English is limited, a detailed bibliography which includes information on atlases, guidebooks, urban design, and cultural life provides the reader with resources for further research. Includes maps and photos.