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  1. Walking the Kiso Road

    Walking the Kiso Road

    A Modern-Day Exploration of Old Japan

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    • William Scott Wilson
    Travel with William Scott Wilson, esteemed translator of samurai philosophy, along Japan's famous Kiso Road (Kisoji in Japanese), an ancient and historic route that runs from north to south through the Kiso Valley in the Japanese Alps. The road was officially established in 1602, but ancient records show that it has been in use since at least 701, probably by merchants and hunters. In the seventeenth century, the road… Read More

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