Tokyo Rising: The City Since the Great Earthquake

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Harvard University Press, 1991 - Tokyo (Japan) - 362 pages
The Great Earthquake of 1923 left much of Tokyo desolate. Shitamachi, the Low City, heart of Tokyo's cultural life for centuries, was a smoking ruin-hundreds of blocks of wooden dwellings, teahouses, and entertainment quarters hone forever. Yet Tokyo was a city that would not die.

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Contents

The Days After
17
Darker Days
88
The Day of the Cod and the Sweet Potato
147
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