One of the main sources of lighting fuel in the colonial period and well into the nineteenth century was whale oil. Consequently, hunting fo...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
Members of the wealthier ranks hired professional mourners for their funeral rituals. These could include both women and men. In addition to...
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