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Dōmō hitsudoku, Shinchōyō ōrai 童蒙必讀新聽用徃来 (全)

Description Woodblock printed
Created Date 1873
Contributor Itsutami 逸民, Kurama 蔵真 (Author) / Kawamura 河村, Teizan 貞山 (Editor) / Tōkyō: Inada Sahee 京都 : 杉本甚助 (Publisher)
Extent 104 pages
Language Japanese
Identifier Local: The Melikian Collection L2011.008.027
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note one page with image
Size: 6 1/4 x 8 15/16 in
Note The Dōmō hitsudoku, Shinchōyō ōrai 童蒙必讀新聽用徃来
(全) was printed in the first decade of the Meiji Era. A full-color image of a Western-style courtroom opens the text of this ethics textbook. The figures in the image appear in Western clothing and the courtroom setting employs distinctly Western furniture. In fact, this courtroom differs greatly from the typical Japanese court, where plaintiffs and defendants crouched on the floor before a local or provincial official.1 Traditional Japanese court cases took place privately, which means the audience included in the illustration would not have been present.2

In 1873, the Ministry of Education offered a selection of five ethics textbooks for the education of elementary school children.... (more)
Collaborating Institutions ASU Art Museum / School of Art / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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