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Castles and the Unification of the Realm: 15th century to 17th century Japan (overview of exhibit, with images and text) (Natonal Museum of Japanese History, Sakura)
Bibliography Historical Demography and Family in Early Modern Japan (English language, 1960 - present) (Satomi Kurosu)
Red-Haired Barbarians: The Dutch and other foreigners in Nagasaki and Yokohama, 1800-1865 (exhibition of woodblock prints) (Marien van der Heijden, International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam)
Ken Matsushita Welcome to Edo (virtual tour of Edo)
Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire (companion site to PBS series, with virtual exhibits of aspects of life in Edo, timelines, teachign resources, and more) (Public Broadcasting Service)
Nippon in the World (sections on images of cultural life in Japan from the 17th-20th c., on the Vienna international Exposition of 1873, and on documents from Modern Japanese Political History) (National Diet Library, Tokyo)
Commodore Perry's Expedition to Japan (1853)
John W. Dower and Shigeru Miyagawa (Massachusetts I. of Technology) Black Ships and Samurai (site devoted to Admiral Perry's visit to Japan)
Japanese Reply (1854) to President Fillmore’s Letter and Response of Commodore Perry (e-text, in English) (Joseph V. O'Brien, John Jay C. of Criminal Justice, New York)
Commodore Matthew Perry's Visit to the Bonin Islands, June 1853 (Perry's notes and journals, as edited by Francis L. Hawks in 1856)
Letter from U.S. Pres. Millard Fillmore (1853 letter to Commodore Perry) (Center for East Asia Studies, U. California, Los Angeles)
Naval Historical Center (Washington Naval Yard, DC) Commodore Perry and the Opening of Japan (e-curriculum, including a biography, discussion questions, and activities)
Perry's Japan Expedition (virtual exhibit, with a number of paintings of sites Perry visited and of contemporary Japanese society) (Nimitz Library, US Naval Academy Museum, Annapolis, MD)
Commodore Matthew Perry When We Landed in Japan, 1854 (e-text of Perry's notes edited by Francis L. Hawks, within Fordham U.'s Modern History Sourcebook) (Paul Halsall, U. North FLorida)
The Opening of Japan to the West (virtual exhibit) (Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale U.)
Richard Hooker (Washington State U.) Tokugawa Japan (1603-1868) (articles on history and culture)
Hiroyoshi Yamachika (Osaka Kyoiku U.) Tourist Maps of Nara in the Edo Period (overview essay and images, within Kyoto U.'s Soramitsu site, devoted to the history of Nara)
Jilly Traganou (U. of Westminster, London) The Fireworks of Edo, or Japan's Early (post?) Modern past (essay tracing the development from Edo (Early Modern) to Tokyo (Modern)) (Architonic, 1997)
The Floating World of Ukiyo-e: Shadow, Dreams, and Substance (virtual exhibit, with image-filled articles arranged by topic, focusing on the 17th-19th centuries) (Library of Congress, Washington, DC)

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