Modern Kyoto: Building for Ceremony and Commemoration, 1868–1940
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Modern Kyoto: Building for Ceremony and Commemoration, 1868–1940

Modern Kyoto is a stellar work of research and an important contribution to a number of fields, including Japanese history, architecture, and urbanism. I know of no other English-language work that addresses Kyoto urbanism and its relationship to imperial presentation in the modern era. It is sui generis and has no comparands. -- Yukio Lippit, Harvard University Alice Tseng provides a lucid and visually vivid account of the Meiji, Ta...