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What’s That Number? A Thirty-Minute Dive into Deciphering a Traditional Chinese Numeral System

Guest blogger Lily Liu talks about a mysterious numbering system she encountered while working on the Lock Tin Lee fonds.

Exploring Japanese Travel Narratives in Tokugawa Era

This week’s blog post explores the fascinating world of Japanese travel during the Tokugawa period (1603 – 1868), both within Japan and beyond its borders. All materials shown in this blog post are from our Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era Collection which is available through Open Collection. 1. Seiyū ryotan (西遊旅譚) [A Diary of […]