Nov 26

Japan-Insights: Traditional Tatara Steelmaking in Japan

************By Makoto Shirai, secretary, Japan-Insights Research Institute (Non-profit organization in Tokyo)

Tatara steelmaking furnace with bellows on each side; detail of the Saki no Ohtsu Agawa-Mura Yama-Satetsu Arai-Tori no Zu mine pictorial made between 1830 and 1860, Courtesy of the Engineering Bldg. 3 Library, Libraries for Engineering and Information Science & Technology, the University of Tokyo

Dear Friends,

Have you visited the land of the Japanese blade?

Let me introduce an essay from Japan-Insights archives.

The twenty-fourth one is on The Soul of the Japanese Blade by Dr. Erich Pauer.

Please share this expert’s experience!

Japan-Insights is a nonprofit open database compiled by leading experts in Japanese studies. The posts present a broad range of historical and contemporary topics that encourage visitors to engage with the real Japan through immersive experiences. Follow the Facebook page and website to learn about and share these insights from around the country!”

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