We introduce book which, anyway, it is easy and can know history of Yokohama from various viewpoints to you that it is so hard to read thick history book. As extra, English introduces book of history of written Yokohama.
It is picture book about changes from wide Hamamura of the Edo era to today's Yokohama. The change becomes able to sense bodily by comparing bird's-eye view drawn every times. Start of story in 1656 (Meireki 2) "two inlets among hill and slim sandbars. People lived in white sandy beach, pine wood, beautiful nature. City appear and comes, and Shiga begins in here."
It is side reader which should have had person who has gone to junior high school in Yokohama in its hand by all means. We may be thought now, but it may be said that it is basic book which it is included all that we know even this in without deflection from the ancient times to the present age without being too concise without being too difficult.
We have this book which the Yokohama-shi Planning and Coordination Bureau at the time edited from viewpoint called city planning now to know development of city Yokohama, and it may be said that it is the best information. Use many plates such as map or old photograph, and cut figure of occasional Yokohama precisely; is constituted. The feature is that background and causation are illustrated for each chapter and comes to be able to grasp problems every times. Yokohama where is, for example, in the latter half of the Meiji era, vicious circle that to relatively lag behind the industrialization after Sino-Japanese Russo-Japanese War because originally it was formed mainly on function as trade port, and that is hatched and lays decrease of trade value…. Yokohama reached big turning point from the opening of a port at time of turning point of 50 years.
Of "Yokohama thing begin thought" (the outside site) Yokohama Archives of History, association of Yokohama opening of a port material spread/edition Yokohama Archives of History 2000
Hotel, beer, gaslight, horse racing, match, soap, cleaning, artificial leg…. About phenomenon 61 items that Yokohama is considered to be origin, it is this book that commented on various opinions or source in detail. "The beginning of the things" is to know effort of ancient people for intake of foreign culture, and it may be said that it is one cut end to know history of Yokohama. On the other hand, we think that we cannot overlook position of this book to be only "one side". Yokohama where the Japan's biggest settlement was should have been town which sent Japanese culture abroad most at the same time, and there is thing which is significant for preface which avoided use of the word "Westernization".
"Yokohama walk 24 course" (the outside site) Kanagawa High School subject society social studies sectional meeting history subcommittee/edition mountain River publishing company 1999
The feature of Part 1 Yokohama walk 24 course is that clear theme is set in each course. "Modern medical history", it is, for example, course of about four hours from Keikyu Nakakido Station to JR NEGISHI LINE Ishikawa-sho Sta. We can know the name of person leaving footprint which is important to hebon couple, Simmons, the modern medical history including Willis. History encyclopedia which Part 2 of this book arranges historic spot or person's names of the Part 1 walk course introduction sentence in the order of the kana syllabary and commented on can know summary of history of medicine in modern times of Yokohama if we use in total as it is. It may be said with convenient book which had general statement book of history and course guide of history walk with one book.
We begin with visiting museums, at first, to recite history of Yokohama with this book. In condition to be Silk Museum about raw silk trade that brought bustle in Yokohama Archives of History, Yokohama Port to know the opening of a port. We visit town next. In pursuit of process when city is formed while going round Chinatown, Yamashitacho, Yamate, we arrive at city planning of current Yokohama last. Constitution that was conscious of current Yokohama rather makes history one which it is easy to get close to.
We took away 50 points of store products of Yokohama Archives of History and compiled anecdote concerning that. Copying of treaty of Ansei circulated by picture postcard of the Meiji Taisho period, villages in the suburbs of Yokohama in five countries is interesting all. For example, "Tokyo Yokohama telephone exchange member list" is telephone book of 1892. As telephone exchange duties start is 1890, we can say that it is right telephone book of days of creation, but "telephone user knowledge" in the end of a volume reminds of it. "We determine and are confusion seshimubeshi by non-zu, anti-te statement to loud voice narebatote ability ku going thing…"
Yokohama lost the old feature by the Great Kanto Earthquake and was forced to fresh start. In display facility which was made that Museum of Yokohama Urban History saves history of city planning of Yokohama beginning in there and inflects, this book is comprised along theme of the permanent construction display. As plates such as figure of city planning or old photograph are used abundantly, we can chase the change of city planning with eyes and can make use as guide when we visit Museum of Yokohama Urban History.
It is record of the making of city by author who dealt with promotion of six big businesses as urban planner of Yokohama-shi. We introduce concretely what kind of city planning way of thinking for "town development", Yokohama including collaboration with technique, citizen and company of business promotion after the war were made based on.
We express Yokohama of the gorgeous times when the late Tokugawa period reaches Meiji, Taisho colorfully. We can see "even the homepage Yokohama's Memory" (the outside site) of Yokohama City Library.
Copperplate collection of pictures about building where "merchant record with Japanese picture" stands in settlement of Yokohama and Kobe published in 1886 (Meiji 19), "yokohamashokaishashoshotenkorezu" intend for buildings such as store, company in Japanese-cho of Yokohama with copperplate collection of pictures issued at about the same time. This book puts these two books together and reproduced, and it is information which is indispensable to reproduce Yokohama about not only architectural value but also Meiji middle. The original of Chuo-toshokan possession "merchant record with Japanese picture" is released in the homepage "Yokohama's Memory" (the outside site) of Yokohama City Library.
Photographer beato which visited Japan by the late Tokugawa period photographed many manners and customs, scenery photographs throughout Japan including Yokohama. To date, it is said that the reason why most exist is that artistry is appreciated. As a result, that we serve Yokohama just after the opening of a port, and can know state of the Edo era in photograph; was able to benefit. As for this book, it is mentioned achievements of foreign photographer except beato and becomes thing worth reading as history of Yokohama photograph.
Author is American journalist. For each Motomachi, Yamate, Chinatown, Noge, area including Negishi, Honmoku, we took up inheritance in Landmark and modern times such as park, building which was included there and described history after the opening of a port. Old photograph or color woodblock print, copperplate engravings are used many for plate. It becomes appearance same as normal tourist guide book.
We were made in commemoration of opening of a port 130 years of the 100th anniversary of the municipal administration. We divide into eight periodization and, from remains of the Paleolithic era to current Yokohama, are described. The feature is that we use many pages to not only the foundation of a country opening of a port period but also earthquake disaster and war damage and postwar step. In addition, parallel translation version called "the Yokohama now/old days" (the outside site) is released in this book, too.
It features that Yokohama ukiyoe print which runs early in the Meiji era from the late Tokugawa period, and was made flourishingly is explained about illustrator with foreign book which introduced very in detail. Not only commentary of the contents of picture just becomes history of Yokohama, but also there is part which we explained Yokohama at the time to using pictorial map and old photograph.