История и культура традиционной Японии 8
This is the 8th book in the series History & Culture of Traditional Japan, issued by the Institute of Classical and Oriental Studies (vol. LVII) of the Russian State Univerity for the Humanities.
The article consists of two parts: the translation of the Introduction to the Sixth issue of Hokusai Manga (1817) with detailed commentaries, and the analysis of the phenomenon of mochi (rice cakes) in Japanese culture.
The study analyzes the text of "Rikugienki" by Yanagisawa Yoshiyasu (1658-1714).