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View Resource Ikebana International

A page devoted to the art of Japanese flower arranging will give you the history of this ancient craft, as well as help you find out how to get involved. Each school of Ikebana is described in detail, and represented by a photograph of a sample arrangement. The glossary of Ikebana terms is not yet fully hypertext, but will help the novice understand the basic terminology.
View Resource Japanese Historical Maps from the East Asian Library at UC Berkeley

Presented by the East Asian Library at Berkeley, in collaboration with David Rumsey and Cartography Associates, this Web site features 210 high-quality scanned maps from the Mitsui Library collection, which was originally purchased in 1949. The most compelling feature of this online collection is the technology deployed on the site that allows users different levels of functionality and...
View Resource The Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens

Palm Beach County in Southern Florida is the home of the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens. For armchair travelers, the quickest way there is via their fine website, where some of their exhibitions and collections can be found. The "Collection" tab at the top of the page will take the visitor to over 1000 images of items in their collection, most of which are from the mid 19th century to the...