TOKYO: A Biography
The great Meireki Fire levels the great city of Edo, killing a third of its population. A 15 year old boy succeeds his father as Emperor, sparking a remarkable transformation. From 1944 to 1945, U.S. Superfortresses bomb Tokyo relentlessly, reducing it to rubble. The author demonstrates how such events, became opportunities to remake this city. 32 pages of photos, most in color.
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