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Edo Japan, A Virtual Tour

A complex and highly detailed virtual tour of 18th century Edo (now Tokyo) using traditional Japanese woodblock prints to explore not only the sights of the city but the nature and texture of life within it. It is as much a document on early modern urban life in a great city as it is a useful source on traditional Japanese history and culture.


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jackson postlethwaite
6 years ago
Are there answers avalible
Time spent reviewing site: 10 minutes
Karen Kaemmerling
Karen Kaemmerling (Administrator)
10 years ago

There are pieces of this I really like.  I am hoping to find more dynamic interaction to really excite our modern learners.  However, I do recognize this format is probably beneficial to meet ADA compliance needs.

Time spent reviewing site: 10 minutes
Jane Hanson
Jane Hanson (Faculty)
13 years ago
I used this site link as a supplementary resource to my classroom teaching for junior high students. It has a lot of good information and images that are easy to read and use for students.

Technical Remarks:

The text on the first page is hard to read when it overlaps with the image. The backgrounds on the pages are distracting and hard to the eyes after a few seconds, with the contrast to the text.
Used in course? Yes
Time spent reviewing site: 30 mins