"This dictionary contains approximately 8000 terms related to traditional Japanese architecture and gardens, painting, sculpture and art-historical iconography from approximately the 1st century A.D. to the end of the Edo period (1868)"
Understanding Japanese Woodblock-Printed Illustrated Booksprovides guidance for scholars, collectors, curators and librarians on evaluating, describing and cataloguing books of the Edo and Meiji periods (1603-1912). Its aim is to enhance access to and appreciation of these remarkable books.
Discusses Japan's avant-garde artists, their work, and the historical environment in which they produced it during the two most creative decades of the twentieth century, the 1950s and 1960s. This work surveys censorship and arts policy during the American occupation of Japan (1945-1952).