This is the course site for ASIA 453, a class on Japanese maps and travel literature instructed by Dr. Christina Laffin at the University of British Columbia. Each term, students publish their articles here as a component of their course work. We welcome your comments and feedback.
ASIA 453, Japanese Travel Literature
Japanese travel literature (myths, legends, poetry, tales, diaries, illustrated guides, satiric sermons, haiku, comic fiction, colonial reporting, and ethnography) from the 8th century to present.
Instructor: Christina Laffin