Early Edo-Period Guidebooks and Travel Literature: Introduction to and Selections from Najagawa Kiun, Kyō warabe (Denizens of Kyoto, 1658), Asai Ryōi (Tōkaidō Meishoki (Famous Places Along the Tōkaidō, 1661), and Kikuoka Senryō, Edo sunago onko meisekishi (Gilded Edo: Traces of Famous Place New and Old, 1732) Chapter uri icon



  • In bringing together these important and expertly translated Edo texts in a single volume, this collection will be warmly welcomed by students and interested readers of Japanese literature and popular culture. 104 illus., 5 in color

publication date

  • February 28, 2013

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book title

  • An Edo Anthology

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International Standard Book Number (ISBN) 13

  • 9780824837761