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The Arithmetic of the Edo Period in Japan

Tosei-Jingoki(当世塵劫記) was published by Mr. Yasuaki Aida in 1784 in Edo period (1603-1867).
He is writing, "Child's play" by the preface of this book. Therefore, the content of this book is rudimentary arithmetic intended for the populace at large.
Moreover, the theme is taken up from among familiar Japanese syllabary life of the people at that time.
Therefore, it is possible to catch a glimpse of the appearance of politics, economy to say nothing of the life of the people in Edo period, and the culture.
I translated the cultural heritage into English and decided electronic reproducing them to introduce all over the world.


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