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Historical dictionary of Tokyo

Author: Roman A Cybriwsky
Publisher: Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2011.
Series: Historical dictionaries of cities, states, and regions
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tokyo is Japan's largest city and its capital. 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. The city started out quite modestly as a small castle town of Edo in 1457, then the center of the Tokugawa shogunate from 1603-1868, the rapidly modernizing and Westernizing capital of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roman A Cybriwsky
ISBN: 9780810874893 081087489X
OCLC Number: 1030388063
Description: Online Ressource (xxi, 325 Seiten).
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of cities, states, and regions
Responsibility: Roman Adrian Cybriwsky.

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Tokyo is Japan's largest city and its capital. 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. The city started out quite modestly as a small castle town of Edo in 1457, then the center of the Tokugawa shogunate from 1603-1868, the rapidly modernizing and Westernizing capital of the nation during the Meiji Period (1868-1912), and the capital of a prosperous nation and growing empire thereafter. Tokyo was utterly devastated during World War II, but this was not the f.

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This well-researched volume belongs to Scarecrow Press's Historical Dictionaries of Cities, States, and Regions series. It offers a chronology, introduction, bibliography, and over 600 Read more...

 
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