Nihon No Toshi (Google eBook)

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University Press of Kentucky
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Contents

Introduction
1
The City in Japan
12
Urban Landscapes of Japan
40
From Castle Town To Manhattan Town with Suburbs A Geographical Account of Tokyos Changing Landmarks and Symbolic Landscapes
56
Suburbanization of Tokyo and the Daily Lives of Suburban People
79
Together and Equal Place Stratification in Osaka
106
Urban Land Use and Control in the Japanese City A Case Study of Hiroshima Osaka and Kyoto
134
Disasters Chronic and Acute Issues in the Study of Environmental Pollution in Urban Japan
156
Urban Redevelopment in Omuta Japan and Flint Michigan A Comparison
176
The Image of Tokyo in Sosekis Fiction
221
List of Contributors
242
Index
245
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