By Kären Wigen
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Kären Wigen probes neighborhood cartography, choerography, and statecraft to redefine recovery (ishin) in sleek jap heritage. As built right here, that time period designates no longer the short coup d’état of 1868 yet a three-centuries-long venture of rehabilitating an old map for contemporary reasons. Drawing on quite a lot of geographical records from Shinano (present-day Nagano Prefecture), Wigen argues that either the founding father of the Tokugawa Shogunate (1600–1868) and the reformers of the Meiji period (1868–1912) recruited the classical map to serve the reason for administrative reform.
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