In the context of this course, primary sources include maps and the texts written by Japanese travellers.
In the UBC Library Catalogue
- Search by subject by entering one of the terms below:
Your search will retrieve materials in English, Japanese, French, etc.
Or simply enter some keywords.
- Search by author if you know the name of a Japanese travel diarist, for example
Michitsuna no Haha
- Japanese Text Initiative
The University of Virgina Library site offers the full-text of a selection of pre-modern and modern Japanese literary works. (Texts are in Japanese).
- Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era (Rare Books and Special Collections, UBC Library)
Digitized maps from one of the world's largest collections of maps and guidebooks of the Japanese Tokugawa period, ca. 1600-1867. Text on the maps is in Japanese, but you can search by place name in English.