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歴史資料 (中学校スタンダード) 帝国書院 (2008/2)  Rekkishi Shiryou (Middle School Standard) Teikokushoin Publishing

A standard  visual history reference text that is used in Japanese junior high public schools and available off the shelves of any regular bookstore.

A truly useful and handy paperback compendium of historical data chock-full of annotated photos of key artefacts and archaeology of each Japanese period or era. The first 15 pages contains timelines that correlates each Japanese historical period to what’s happening in the contemporary world history period.  At 646 yen, an indispensable and affordable reference for serious as well as initial forays into Japanese history studies. All in Japanese only