Bullard, Steven Christopher
In1895, Kyoto celebrated the 1,100th anniversary of its founding by Emperor Kanmu in the eighth century. As part of the celebrations, the organisers built the Heian Shrine and staged the Fourth Domestic Industrial Exposition in Okazaki-cho in the east of the city. On the one hand was a panorama of progress and technology; on the other a symbol of the culturally rich legacy of the imperial family. Numerous other events in Kyoto during the year showcased the culture and artistic heritage of the...[Show more]
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