Printing Landmarks is persuasive in arguing that meisho zue formed "one of the most popular, distinctive, and enduring book genres of the Tokugawa era" (p. 2). It makes us wonder which other early modern primary sources are often used but poorly understood. This monograph is therefore a valuable addition to the understanding of early modern publishing culture and geographical imagination.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Journal of Japanese Studies|
|Publication status||Published - 9 Feb 2022|