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Japan's world heritage sites / John Dougill.

Dougill, John, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9784805314753
  • ISBN: 4805314753
  • Physical Description: 208 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm
  • Edition: Revised and expanded edition.
  • Publisher: Tokyo : Tuttle Publishing, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
First edition published in 2014.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The significance of Japan's world heritage sites -- Mount Fuji -- Itsukushima Shrine -- The peace memorial at Hiroshima -- HImeji castle -- Shirakawa-go and Gokayama -- Kyoto's world heritage sites -- Nara -- The Kii Peninsula -- Hiraizumi -- Nikko -- Iwami silver mine -- National museum of western art -- Meiji industrial revolution sites -- Munakata shrine -- The Tomioka silk mill -- Christian sites in Nagasaki -- Okinawa -- The Ogasawara Islands -- Yakushima Island -- Shirakami sanchi -- Shiretoko peninsula.
Summary, etc.:
Japan's World Heritage Sites presents the exquisite temples, shrines, gardens, castles and natural wonders found throughout Japan which have now been declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Subject: World Heritage areas > Japan.
Cultural property > Japan.
Historic sites > Japan.
Japan > Guidebooks.
Japan > Description and travel.
Cultural property.
Historic sites.
World Heritage areas.
Genre: Guidebooks.