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The Tokaido Road

Travelling and Representation in Edo and Meiji Japan

by Jilly Traganou

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Published by RoutledgeCurzon .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7491055M
ISBN 100415310911
ISBN 109780415310918

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  The Tôkaidô Road offers a comparative study of the Tôkaidô road's representations during the Edo () and Meiji () eras. Throughout the Edo era, the Tôkaidô highway was the most important route Author: Jilly Traganou. A checkpoint on the Tokaido Road. To maintain security, the Tokugawa Shogunate issued tight travel controls and restrictions. Along the Tokaido Road and .

Illustrated Landscapes of the Tokaido: Picture book, 2 vols: Shorindo: Sketchbook of Famous Places of the Tokaido: Picture book, 1 vol: Tokaido: Illustrations of Famous Places of the Tokaido: Picture book, 10 vols: Shunyutei: Bedrooms of the Tokaido Fifty-three Stages: Pornographic book.   There are maps, tips, historical notes, and so on, and they’re available both in English and Japanese. Now I realize this only sees through less than 1/2 of the posts on the Old Tokaido, but that’s still a great start: Attractions on the Old Tokaido Road, Shizuoka Prefecture.


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―San Francisco Chronicle on The Tokaido Road “Rivals James Clavell's Shogun Robson delights us She revels in the language and reveals the Japanese as a poetic, witty people.” ―The Washington Post Book World on The Tokaido Road “Breathtaking Intriguing/5(52). The Tokaido Road is a dynamic story showing the ideology of Feudal Japan.

The complex characters and use of imagery, poetry, and art bring to life the noble Japanese spirit. I will add this as another in my collection to be placed with Memoires of a Geisha, Life of a Geisha, and the tale of Genji, the tale The Tokaido Road/5. 56 rows  The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tōkaidō (東海道五十三次, Tōkaidō Gojūsan-tsugi), in.

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The first edition of the novel was published in January 1stand was written by Lucia St. Clair Robson. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this historical, historical fiction story are Asano "Cat",/5. All the research that Lucia St. Clair Robson has done for this book pays huge dividends for her readers.

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There are many places along The Tokaido Road that have not changed much since the early s. Lucia lived in Japan in and made three more trips in the late s to research this book. Lucia at the grave site. —The Washington Post Book World on The Tokaido Road “Breathtaking Intriguing It reminds us that the Japenese regard eroticism as an art, a skill as cultivated as flower arranging and pouring tea.” —Boston Sunday Herald on The Tokaido Road “A riveting tale of revenge and adventure Captivating Meticulously.

She revels in the language and reveals the Japanese as a poetic, witty people.” —The Washington Post Book World on The Tokaido Road “Breathtaking Intriguing It reminds us that the Japenese regard eroticism as an art, a skill as cultivated as flower arranging and pouring tea.” —Boston Sunday Herald on The Tokaido Road/5(11).

Tokaido’s about taking life into your hands, squeezing like hell, and drinking every last drop of culture and experience that drips from your fist. It’s a philosophy in a box, and quite possibly the nicest game we’ve ever seen.

Quinns: It’s breezy, but it’s not easy, is it. Every stop on the road is a unique, crunchy little quandary. Despite the book's impressive historical detail, its young heroine's picaresque adventures l Tokaido Road Lucia St Clair-Robson, Author, Lucia St.

Disguising her loveliness in the humble garments of a traveling priest, and calling herself Cat, Lady Asano travels the fabled Tokaido Road. Her only tools are her quick wits, her samurai training, and her deadly, six-foot-long naginata. Old Tokaido Road km journey from Tokyo to Kyoto.

Sep 1 Running through the heart of Hakone is the Old Tokaido Road. The road was one of the most important in all of Japan because it served to connect the cultural and imperial capitol of Kyoto with the political and economic center of Tokyo.

The road was the setting for many famous. The Tokaido Road: A Novel of Feudal Japan Lucia St Clair-Robson, Author, Lucia St Clair Robson, Author Ballantine Books $ (p) ISBN.

After the execution of her father, the young and beautiful Lady Asano is in grave danger from the powerful Lord Kira. In order to save herself Asano must find Oishi, the leader of the fighting men of her clan.

She believes he is three hundred miles to the southwest in the imperial city of sing her loveliness in the humble garments of a traveling priest, 4/5(3). The Old Hakone Highway is a part of the Old Tokaido (the original road connecting Kyoto and Edo).

It is now maintained as a hiking course between Moto-Hakone and Hakone Yumoto. The Hakone Pass is meters above sea level, Moto-Hakone (near the Ashino-ko Lake) is about meters above, and Hakone Yumoto is about 80 meters above.

To have a little background on the old Tokaido highway visit the Hakone checkpoint near Hakone-machi pier.

The checkpoint was built on a narrow piece of land between Lake Ashinoko and the surrounding mountains to monitor travellers on. The Tôkaidô Road offers a comparative study of the Tôkaidô road's representations during the Edo () and Meiji () eras.

Throughout the Edo era, the Tôkaidô highway was the most important route Cited by: 8. Fuji towers over the Tokaido Road, near Edo. There were five major highways in Japan during the Tokugawa Era, and the Tokaido (Eastern Sea Road) was the busiest and most important.

In particular, the Tokaido road between the old capital of Kyoto and the new capital of Edo was crowded with pilgrims and daimyo, Japanese feudal lords. The latter could often be seen due to the sankin kotai law, requiring alternate attendance between Edo and a daimyo's : Utagawa Hiroshige (Ando Hiroshige).

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