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Fascinating photos of life in 1920s Japan

StarsInsider Logo By Stars Insider of StarsInsider | Slide 1 of 32: Just like the Western world, Japan experienced its own version of the Roaring Twenties. This decade in between World Wars was a time of modernization and progress for Japan, with burgeoning artistic scenes and a newfound desire for democracy. However, it was also a period of political instability, and many other global disasters influenced the daily life of Japanese people. The aftermath of World War I and the "Spanish flu" epidemic were still keenly felt. In 1923, Tokyo and its surroundings were devastated by the Great Kantō earthquake.All in all, the 1920s were tumultuous but fascinating years in Japanese history. Click through the following gallery to start your journey through time.Follow us and access great exclusive content everyday

Fascinating photos of life in 1920s Japan

Just like the Western world, Japan experienced its own version of the Roaring Twenties. This decade in between World Wars was a time of modernization and progress for Japan, with burgeoning artistic scenes and a newfound desire for democracy. However, it was also a period of political instability, and many other global disasters influenced the daily life of Japanese people. The aftermath of World War I and the "Spanish flu" epidemic were still keenly felt. In 1923, Tokyo and its surroundings were devastated by the Great Kantō earthquake.

All in all, the 1920s were tumultuous but fascinating years in Japanese history. Click through the following gallery to start your journey through time.

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