Chapter Seven: Forging A New Identity


This presentation is from our class session on Chapter Seven: Forgine A New Identity an introduction to the Meiji and Taisho Periods.

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 Chapter Seven: Forging A New Identity


For further research:

Japonisme Comes To America: The Japanese Impact on the Graphic Arts 1876 - 1925
By Julia Meech and Gabriel P. Weisberg
Harry N. Abrams, Inc. NY, 1990
ISBN: 0-8109-3501-5

"The Orient Expressed: Japan's Influence on Western Art 1854 - 1918"
By Gabriel P. Weisberg
University of Washington Press, 2011
MSJ Library

"Japan: Photographs 1854 - 1905"
Edited by Clark Worswick
A. Pennwick/Alfred A. Knopf Book, 1979
ISBN: 0-394-50836-X

The two books below are stories of the lives of everyday people in Japan at the beginning of the 20th century:

"Memories of Silk and Straw" MSJ Library 952.03 S129 1990
By Dr. Junichi Saga
Kodansha America, Inc. 1987
ISBN: 0-8701-1988-5

"Memories of Wind and Waves"
By Dr. Junichi Saga
Kodansha America, Inc. 2002
ISBN: 4-7700-2758-3


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