Kokushi daijiten is a digitized version of all 15 volumes (17 books) of one of the largest encyclopedias of Japanese history. It encompasses every aspect of Japan’s history and includes entries in related fields such as archaeology, folklore, religion, art, Japanese language, Japanese literature and geography.

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