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Discovery of Japan

Michael Hardwick

Discovery of Japan

by Michael Hardwick

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Published by Hamlyn in [s.l.] .
Written in English


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Chronology of European exploration of Asia. The Fra Mauro map, completed around , is a map of the then-known world. Following the standard practice at that time, south is at the top. The map was said by Giovanni Battista Ramusio to have been partially based on the one brought from Cathay by .   Andrew Gordon's A Modern History of Japan: From Tokugawa Times to the Present. A really well.

Since its publication in Japan ten years ago, the Origins of Modern Japanese Literature has become a landmark book, playing a pivotal role in defining discussions of modernity in that country. Against a history of relative inattention on the part of Western translators to modern Asian critical theory, this first English publication is sure to have a profound effect on current cultural. This is an account of the growth and uses of Western learning in Japan from to These are the dates of the beginning of official interest in Western learning and of the expulsion of Siebold from the country, the first stage of a crisis that could be resolved only by the opening of the country of the West. The century and more included by the two dates was a most important period in.

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