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Earthquakes as DramaDancingPostscript: Rhetoric after the Great East Japan EarthquakePatterns of RebuildingThe Ansei Edo Earthquake as a Turning PointNotesThe Ansei Edo EarthquakeAnsei Edo (Ansei Earthquake; Great Ansei Earthquake), 1855 (Ansei 2)/10/2Strong medicineEarthquakes in the Early Modern EraSignificance of Shin-yoshiwaraPrefaceEarthquake as deityDaimyoand Religious Institutions Assist the TownspeoplePatterns of ReliefRevenge of the Earthquake GangWhy the Earth ShakesEarthquakes in the Early Modern EraPerry and the EarthquakeTheories Based on Chinese ConceptsSanjo(Echigo), 1828 (Bunsei 11)/11/12Rhetoric of ReassuranceIga-Ueno (Ansei Iga), 1854 (Kaei 7/Ansei 1)/6/15Bakufu PowerThe Ansei Edo Earthquake in Modern MemoryMass Media and LiteracyInto the Twenty-First CenturyOminous AssociationsThe Early Modern Legacy in the Modern EraProtest and World renewalGreat Kanto, 1923Imagined Connections with recent EventsMeaningsCowardly WarriorsBasic Buddhist TheoryBibliography of Works CitedMeiji Sanriku, 1896CatfishPatterns of BenefitPatterns of Death and DestructionThe earthquakesJapan as a modern earthquake countryOdawara, 1853 (Kaei 6)/2/2Ansei Tokai and Ansei Nankai, 1854 (Kaei 7/Ansei 1)/11/4 and 11/5Other PrecursorsThe Global contextInto the Twenty-First CenturyLegacies of Ansei EdoKanbun (Kanbun Omi-Wakasa; Biwakoseigan), 1662 (Kanbun 2)/5/1Significance of the offshore BatteriesPrecursors and Atmospheric PhenomenaWhy the Earth ShakesEuropean Ideas about EarthquakesMain Shocks and AftershocksThe Mature Early Modern ViewBakufu Assistance to Its retainersEarly Modern Academic Theories of EarthquakesBakufu Assistance to the TownspeopleAcknowledgmentsMeaningsStorehousesReligious and Intellectual MilieuEarly modern JapanTownspeople Helping TownspeopleJapanKyoto, 1830 (Bunsei 13/Tenpo1)/7/2Genroku, 1703 (Genroku 16)/11/23Anxiety in the Divine landReligionWebs of AssociationsJapan according to EarthquakesSqueezing the Wealthy to renew the WorldSocial and Political geographyNobi (Mino-Owari), 1891Light Flashes, Thunder, LightningEarthquakes as CreatorsVarieties of ShinkokuZenkoji, 1847 (Koka 4)/3/24Earthquakes and Media SensationalismResilient Land of DeitiesKeicho-Fushimi (Fushimi-Momoyama), 1596 (Keicho1)/7/13Disasters, Vulnerability, and timeAmaterasu Comes to TownA Soil Base disasterHoei, 1707 (Hoei 4)/10/4Showa Sanriku (Sanriku), 1933Japan according to EarthquakesEarly and medieval theories of natural Hazards and disastersThe Ansei Edo EarthquakeSurveying the damage
 
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