We are pleased to offer a CD Rom edition of Kokka, inaugurated in October 1889, including Tenshin Okakura, Kenzo Takahashi and Ernest Francisco Fenollosa, is the oldest art magazine published in Japan. It is second to the oldest art magazine in the world after the “Gazzet des beaux arts” of France.
This scholarly magazine, which is still being published, introduces arts and crafts from Japan, China, Korea, central Asia and India.
Because of the nature of its publication and distribution very few institutes carry complete files.
Asahiya Shoten, Tokyo, has produced a digitized DVD-Rom containing 1274 numbers of Kokka from October 1889 to December 2001. Included are 7000 images and 9000 scholarly articles, all are fully indexed and searchable.
Volume 1 contains 648 issues and Volume 2 contains 626 issues.
Available from Spring 2003.
We are happy to supply any further information you may require.