Course Introduction


This presentation is from our class session on the Course Introduction with selected artworks from each chapter in the textbook.

Click this link if you want to print out the slides from the presentation. It's a PDF file and formatted with six slides per page. PDF for Course Introduction

Vocabulary from Preface:

Jomon Period
Yayoi Period
Kofun Period
Asuka Period
Nara Period
Heian Period
Kamakura Period
Muromachi Period
Momoyama Period
Edo Period
Meiji Period
Taisho Period
Showa Period
Heisei Period

For further research:

"Early Japan"
by Jonathan Norton Leonard and the Editors of Time-Life Books
(Great Ages of Man Series)
Time-Life Books, New York 1968
Library of Congress Number 68-27297

"Cultural Atlas of Japan"
By Marius Collcutt, Marius Jansen and Isao Kumakura
Facts on File Publications, New York 1988
ISBN 0-8160-1927-4

"A Day In The Life of Japan"
Photographs of Life in Japan on June 7, 1985 By 100 International Photographers
Project Directors: Rick Smolan and David Cohen
William Collins Sons & Co. 1985
ISBN 0-00-217580-0

"Japanese Folk Toys: The Playful Arts"
By Lea Baten
Shufunotomo Co., Ltd. 1992
ISBN 4-07-975612-7


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