Toyokuni III (Utagawa Kunisada). Two Women and a Child Hunting Mushrooms. (Smith College Museum of Art)
Use scholarly encyclopedias for an overview of your topic, definitions, a list of suggested readings, and (sometimes) a lead on related primary source material.
Working in groups of 3-4 students examine your assigned text and Wikipedia page.* Consider the following questions:
What useful information can be found in each source?
How might you use this source to find more sources?
* You may need to use your research skills to navigate to the relevant sections of the text/wiki page.
Group 1 - Hokkeiji (Temple)/ Nuns:
Group 2 - Tea Culture in the Edo Period:
Group 3 - Prostitution: