Skip to main content


  • Showa
Sort By:  1-1 of 1 (1 page)
Results Per Page:

Japan, 1853–1945

Neil Jackson

Neil Jackson is Charles Reilly Professor of Architecture at the University of Liverpool, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...US Commodore Matthew Perry’s arrival in Japan in 1853 forced the closed country to open up, for trade, to the West. The Meiji Restoration of 1868 and the subsequent Boshin War led to the country’s rapid modernization and consequent...