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Osaka, the merchant's capital of early modern Japan

Author: 脇田, 修(1931- ) ; ; James L McClain; Osamu Wakita
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"One of the first books to focus on a city other than Edo during the Tokugawa era, this work extends our understanding of Japanese urban life during that period. Portraying Osaka as a regional center of government with vibrant economic life and high and low culture, the book reveals much about the city's distinctiveness and development."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: 脇田, 修(1931- ) ; ; James L McClain; Osamu Wakita
ISBN: 0801436303 9780801436307
OCLC Number: 40043607
Description: xxviii, 295 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Osaka across the ages / James L. McClain and Wakita Osamu --
Ports, markets, and medieval urbanism in the Osaka region / Wakita Haruko --
Space, power, wealth, and status in seventeenth-century Osaka / James L. McClain --
Protest and the tactics of direct remonstration : Osaka's merchants make their voices heard / Uchida Kusuo --
Takemoto Gidayū and the individualistic spirit of Osaka theater / C. Andrew Gerstle --
Five men of Naniwa : gang violence and popular culture in Genroku Osaka / Gary P. Leupp --
Osaka's brotherhood of mendicant monks / Yoshida Nobuyuki --
Inari worship in early modern Osaka / Nakagawa Sugane --
Ambiguous encounters : Ogata Kōan and international studies in late Tokugawa Osaka / Tetsuo Najita --
Osaka as a center of regional governance / Murata Michihito --
Distinguishing characteristics of Osaka's early modern urbanism / Wakita Osamu.
Responsibility: edited by James L. McClain and Wakita Osamu.

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"One of the first books to focus on a city other than Edo during the Tokugawa era, this work extends our understanding of Japanese urban life during that period. Portraying Osaka as a regional center of government with vibrant economic life and high and low culture, the book reveals much about the city's distinctiveness and development."--Jacket.

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