În martie 2012 a apărut volumul 3 al revistei “City, Culture and Society”, editat de prof. Takashi Tsukada. Acest număr se intitulează “The Urban Social History of Osaka: A Study Focusing on the Lifeworld of the Urban Masses” şi este dedicat istoriei oraşului Ōsaka.

Cele douăsprezece studii incluse în volum analizează diferite aspecte ale istoriei faimosului oraş, precum situaţia socială, comercială, religioasă, culturală etc:

 

             1. Takashi Tsukada, The Urban History of Osaka

             2. Daniel Botsman, Recovering Japan’s Urban Past: Yoshida Nobuyuki, Tsukada Takashi, and the Cities of the Tokugawa period

             3. Hiroshi Niki, The City of Osaka in the Medieval Period: Religion and the Transportation of Goods in the Uemachi Plateau

             4. Shigeru Yagi, The People Connected with Vegetable Markets

             5. Toru Morishita, Stevedores and Stevedores’ Guilds

             6. Naoki Tani, Town Carpenters and Carpenters’ Groups in Osaka

            7. Yoshiyuki Taketani, Construction Workers’ Guilds in Early Modern Osaka

            8. Yutsuki Kanda, The Traditional City of Osaka and Performers

           9. Takashi Tsukada, The Hinin and City Neighborhoods of Nineteenth-Century Osaka

          10. Ashita Saga, Urban Lower-Class Society in Modern Osaka

          11. John Porter, Poverty, Disease, and Urban Governance in Late Nineteenth-Century Osaka

          12. Jeffrey Hanes, Progressivism for the Pacific world: Urban social policymaking in modern Osaka

 Volumul poate fi vizualizat gratuit aici.