The Furthest Goal: Engelbert Kaempfers Encounter with Tokugawa Japan (Google eBook)

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Routledge, Oct 12, 2012 - Social Science - 192 pages
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This important study brings together some of the best current research on Kaempfer (author of the History of Japan, also published by Curzon) for the first time and includes a close analysis of 6 key topics from the writing of the History to an interpretation of the interpreter himself.
  

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Contents

The Furthest Goal
1
CHAPTER TWO Writing The History of Japan
17
Kaempfers Japanese Collaborator Imamura Genemon Eisei
44
Kaempfers Strange Description of the Japanese Emperor
59
Engelbert Kaempfers Study of the Japanese Flora
71
The Purchase and Publication of Engelbert Kaempfers The History of Japan
96
The Drawings and Prints of Kaempfers The History of Japan
132
Inquisitive and Intelligent Men
152
References
165
Bibliography
189
Index
199
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