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HIST 24706: Edo/Tokyo: Society and the City in Japan (Spring 2017)

A research guide for Professor Burns' course.

Finding Travel Literature

We have nearly 1000 English-language accounts written by travelers to Japan, beginning as early as the sixteenth century. You can start with this list of titles and limit it further, or being a new search using these subject headings:

  • Japan--Description and Travel--Early Works to 1800
  • Japan--Description and Travel
  • Voyages and Travels as a subject and "japan" as a keyword