Episode 489 – The Nation’s Kitchen, Part 3

This week: it’s the height of the Edo period, and you sail into Osaka’s harbor. What sorts of things might you see?


McClain, James L and Wakita Osamu. Osaka: The Merchant’s Capital of Early Modern Japan.

Taketoshi, Yosaburo. The Economic Aspects of the History of the Civilization of Japan, Vol III

Matsudaira, S. “Hiiki Renchu (Theater Fan Clubs) in Osaka in the Early Nineteenth Century.” Modern Asian Studies 18, No 4 (1984)

Dore, Ronald. Education in Tokugawa Japan. 


Woodblock print of the Dojima Rice exchange, as depicted by Yoshimitsu Sasaki.

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