Japanese Inn

Paperback: $24.00
ISBN-13: 9780824808181
Published: December 1983

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384 pages
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  • About the Book
  • The beguiling story of the Minaguchi-ya, an ancient inn on the Tokaido Road, founded on the eve of the establishment of the Tokugawa shogunate. Travelers and guests flow into and past the inn—warriors on the march, lovers fleeing to a new life, pilgrims on their merry expeditions, great men going to and from the capital. The story of the Minaguchi-ya is a social history of Japan through 400 years, a ringside seat to some of the most stirring events of a stirring period.

  • About the Author(s)
    • Oliver Statler, Author

  • Reviews and Endorsements
    • Statler unrolls the guesthouse's long and eventful history in the manner of a Japanese scroll slowly unwinding before our eyes.
      Christian Science Monitor