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Tohoku

Field 2017, Field Journal, JST Video

One week in Hirosaki

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So I am back from Japan… it was too fast, and I miss it already! Anyhow, today I am not here to wine about it but to take you with me, exploring the lovely city of Hirosaki. I stayed there for just one week, due to my fieldwork schedule, and I couldn’t enjoy it as much as I would have loved; however I could grab a taste of the many faces of this ancient town, its historical places and its more modern alternatives.

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History of Tohoku
Anthropology, Culture tips

History of Tōhoku

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Given its particular location, the Tōhoku region has an interesting history that slightly differs from the rest of the Japanese archipelago. We can start tracing its history beginning with the Jōmon 縄文 period (from about 12,000 BC to about 300 BC); in this time, in Tōhoku area as in other part of Japan, we have a predominance of such activities as gathering, hunting and fishing, also due to the climate warming of the era.

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Osamu Dazai a Goshogawara
Osamu Dazai a Goshogawara
Osamu Dazai a Goshogawara
Osamu Dazai a Goshogawara
Osamu Dazai a Goshogawara
Osamu Dazai a Goshogawara
Osamu Dazai a Goshogawara
Osamu Dazai a Goshogawara
Galleries

Osamu Dazai a Goshogawara

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La splendida residenza di Osamu Dazai a Goshogawara

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Osamu Dazai in Goshogawara
Osamu Dazai in Goshogawara
Osamu Dazai in Goshogawara
Osamu Dazai in Goshogawara
Osamu Dazai in Goshogawara
Osamu Dazai in Goshogawara
Osamu Dazai in Goshogawara
Osamu Dazai in Goshogawara
Galleries

Osamu Dazai in Goshogawara

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While traveling in the North, we stopped in Tsugaru region, where we found the amazing Osamu Dazai residence in Goshogawara.

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Welcome to Hell: Mount Osore
Welcome to Hell: Mount Osore
Welcome to Hell: Mount Osore
Welcome to Hell: Mount Osore
Welcome to Hell: Mount Osore
Welcome to Hell: Mount Osore
Welcome to Hell: Mount Osore
Field 2012, Galleries

Welcome to Hell: Mount Osore

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Mount Osore, whose name is generally translated with Dread Mountain, is a sacred mountain raising in the middle of the Shimokita peninsula 下北半島, in the northern part of Aomori Prefecture.

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