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Tōkaidō Road

Lucia St Clair Robson

Tōkaidō Road

a novel of feudal Japan.

by Lucia St Clair Robson

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Published by Barrie & Jenkins in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination546p. :
Number of Pages546
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18395099M
ISBN 100712646388

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  The town that makes up the 7th station is Hiratsuka, is a stunning, yet often overlooked Japanese city located just over an hour from Tokyo and Yokohama, near the Pacific background you can see Mount Fuji peaking from behind the Hiratsuka is most famous for its summer Tanabata, a colorful August festival, and the biggest of its kind in the Kanto : Lucy Dayman. The Old Hakone Highway is a part of the Old Tokaido (the original road connecting Kyoto and Edo). It is now maintained as a hiking course between Moto-Hakone and Hakone Yumoto. The Hakone Pass is meters above sea level, Moto-Hakone (near the Ashino-ko Lake) is about meters above, and Hakone Yumoto is about 80 meters above.


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Tōkaidō Road by Lucia St Clair Robson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Lucia St. Clair Robson wrote "Tokaido Road" in The level of research obviously done for this book is amazing. The details are almost overwhelming. I felt I was seriously in feudal Japan and on this great roadway from Kyoto to Edo. "Cat" the main character is not a sweet, kimono-clad beauty, but a woman who pulses with Tōkaidō Road book life/5(52).

The Tokaido Road is a dynamic story showing the ideology of Feudal Japan. The complex characters and use of imagery, poetry, and art bring to life the noble Japanese spirit.

I will add this as another in my collection to be placed with Memoires of a Geisha, Life of a Geisha, and the tale of Genji, the tale o The Tokaido Road/5. The Tokaido Road is a historical novel by Lucia St. Clair Robson. Set init is a fictional account of the famous Japanese revenge story of the Forty-Seven : Lucia St.

Clair Robson. All the research that Lucia St. Clair Robson has done for this book pays huge dividends for her readers. The journey down "Tokaido Road" is a page-turning adventure, a good read; but the real thrill is that the author pulls the reader into feudal Japan in an unforgetable historical experience.5/5(5).

TLKAIDL ROAD A NOVEL OF FEUDAL JAPAN Lucia St. Clair Robson BALLANTINE BOOKS • NEW YORK Sale of this Tōkaidō Road book without a front cover may be unauthorized. If this book is coverless, it may have been reported to the publisher as “unsold or destroyed” and neither the author nor the publisher may have received payment for it.4/5(32).

Books similar to The Tokaido Road The Tokaido Road. by Lucia St. Clair Robson. avg. rating Ratings. After the execution of her father, the young and beautiful Lady Asano is in grave danger from the powerful Lord Kira.

In order to save herself Asano must find Oishi, the leader of. Free download or read online The Tokaido Road pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in January 1stand was written by Lucia St.

Clair Robson. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this historical, historical fiction story are Asano "Cat",/5. There are many places along The Tokaido Road that have not changed much since the early s.

Lucia lived in Japan in and made three more trips in the late s to research this book. Tokaido is an odd combination of the Game of Life and Parcheesi, with a unique movement twist thrown in. Tokaido is based on Tokai-do, an old road that runs between Kyoto and Tokyo.

The board is a representation of that road, with stops for beautiful views, hot springs, inns, and the like/5(). These were collected in the book Tokaido Journey, along with Bill's recollections (in both English and Japanese) of travelling the road and the people he encountered.

[7] The British painter Nigel Caple travelled along the Tōkaidō Road between andmaking drawings of Related routes: The Five Routes. Playing the game In Tokaido, the player whose Traveler is farthest behind on the road (with respect to the destination) is the player who takes the next turn.

This player must move his Traveler forward – that is, toward Edo – to the open space of his choice, freely passing over one or more open spaces, if. Pairs Tokaido () Pictorial Guide () Reisho Tokaido () Fujikei Tokaido () Kichizo Tokaido () Jinbutsu Tokaido () Two Brushes Tokaido () Vertical Tokaido () Intermediate Tokaido Stations () Harimaze Tokaido Kunisada: The Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido Road Versions of each Tokaido station.

The Tokaido Road offers a comparative study of the Tokaido road's representations during the Edo () and Meiji () eras. Throughout the Edo era, the Tokaido highway was the most important route of Japan and transportation was confined to foot travel.

In Tokaido, each player is a traveler crossing the "East sea road", one of the most magnificent roads of Japan. While traveling, you will meet people, taste fine meals, collect beautiful items, discover great panoramas, and visit temples and wild places but at the end of the day, when everyone has arrived at the end of the road you'll have to be the most initiated traveler – which means 7/10(K).

The Tôkaidô Road offers a comparative study of the Tôkaidô road's representations during the Edo () and Meiji () eras. Throughout the Edo era, the Tôkaidô highway was the most important route of Japan and transportation was confined to foot travel. Inthe Tôkaidô Railway was established, at first paralleling and eventually almost eliminating the use of the highway.

The Tôkaidô Road offers a comparative study of the Tôkaidô road's representations during the Edo () and Meiji () eras. Throughout the Edo era, the Tôkaidô highway was the most important route of Japan and transportation was confined to foot by: 8.

Books where there is an author who wrote the descriptive text generally have a Japanese language colophon printed on the inside back cover. Below is an example of this type of colophon. Sights and Scenes on The Tokaido Meiji 25() Color Wooblock Inserts.

Infrequently the larger format books (11 3/4 x 16 in - 30 x cm) are found. Discover the digital adaptation of Tokaido, the boardgame phenomenon that has already sold more thancopies worldwide, and has been translated into 14 languages. // A magnificent voyage You are a traveler, in the heart of ancient Japan, walking the legendary East Sea road from Kyoto to Edo, trying to make the trek as fulfilling as possible/5(K).

Tōkaidō, (Japanese: “Eastern Sea Road”,) historic road that connected Ōsaka and Kyōto with Edo (now Tokyo) in Japan. The Tōkaidō was miles ( km) long and ran mostly along the Pacific (i.e., southern) coast of the island of Honshu. From ancient times the road was the chief route from the. By Hiroshige’s time, the road was a popular scenic route, marked by many temples, shrines, shops, and inns, which he made famous through his prints.

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tōkaidō (), in the DMA’s collection, is comprised of 55 prints, one of each of. —The Washington Post Book World on The Tokaido Road “Breathtaking Intriguing It reminds us that the Japenese regard eroticism as an art, a skill as cultivated as flower arranging and pouring tea.” —Boston Sunday Herald on The Tokaido Road “A riveting tale of revenge and adventure Captivating Meticulously.‘Nancy Gaffield’s Tokaido Road is inspired by a road trip: the Japanese artist Hiroshige’s scenes of the “Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido” ().

One might think that Gaffield set out to translate Hiroshige’s images (her book usefully directs the reader to a website with reproductions of the prints) into word pictures, but the.

Tokaido’s about taking life into your hands, squeezing like hell, and drinking every last drop of culture and experience that drips from your fist. It’s a philosophy in a box, and quite possibly the nicest game we’ve ever seen.

Quinns: It’s breezy, but it’s not easy, is it? Every stop on the road is a unique, crunchy little quandary.