Sunday, March 27, 2011

Shakin' in the '50s

No I'm not talking about dancing to R&B or Rockabilly.

This is the 1850s, specifically 1855, when Edo was hit with a major quake.

Ansei Edo Jishin (Ansei Edo Earthquake) 安政江戸地震

Given the social tensions of the time this, and other events were given a social interpretation of a society gone wrong and needing rectification.

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