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Cooper, Michael 1930-

Overview
Works: 21 works in 164 publications in 4 languages and 3,633 library holdings
Genres: Church history  Biography  History  Guidebooks  Catalogs  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Records and correspondence  Pictorial works 
Roles: Editor, Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Collector, Translator
Classifications: DS808, 915.20325
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Most widely held works by Michael Cooper
They came to Japan : an anthology of European reports on Japan, 1543-1640 by Michael Cooper( Book )

49 editions published between 1965 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Southern barbarians : the first Europeans in Japan by Michael Cooper( Book )

13 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This island of Japon : João Rodrigues' account of 16th-century Japan by João Rodrigues( Book )

16 editions published in 1973 in English and French and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rodrigues the interpreter; an early Jesuit in Japan and China by Michael Cooper( Book )

18 editions published between 1974 and 1994 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

João Rodrigues's account of sixteenth-century Japan by João Rodrigues( Book )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

João Rodrigues sailed from Portugal to Japan in 1577, and there entered the Jesuit novitiate and was ordained priest. He met Toyotomi Hideyoshi, the virtual ruler of Japan, in 1591, and from that time became the missionaries' spokesman in dealings with Japanese authorities. He was also involved in negotiations concerning the bulk sale of Chinese silk in Japan, and commercial and political rivalries led to his eventual expulsion from the country in 1610. Rodrigues spent the rest of his life in Macao and the interior of China, dying in 1633. Renowned for his fluency in spoken Japanese, Rodrigues
The Japanese mission to Europe, 1582-1590 : the journey of four samurai boys through Portugal, Spain and Italy by Michael Cooper( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Following the pioneering work of Francis Xavier in establishing Christianity in Japan, his successor Alessandro Valignano, decided to send a legation to Europe representing the three Christian daimyo of Kyushu, southern Japan. It consisted of two Christian samurai boys who were chosen as legates, together with two teenage companions. They set sail from Nagasaki in February 1582 and were to be away for eight years." "This is the first book-length study in English of the mission and provides important new insights into the work of the Jesuits in Japan and the nature of the legation's impact on late-sixteenth-century European perceptions of Japan."--BOOK JACKET
Charles R. Boxer : an uncommon life : soldier, historian, teacher, collector, traveller by Dauril Alden( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring Kamakura : a guide for the curious traveler by Michael Cooper( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rodrigues, o intérprete : um Jesuíta no Japão e na China by Michael Cooper( Book )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Au Japon avec João Rodrigues : 1580-1620 by Jacques Bésineau( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue of rare books in the Library of the Japan Foundation by Michael Cooper( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unscheduled visit : Rodrigo de Vivero in Japan, 1609-1610 by Michael Cooper( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prestressed Concrete Beams in Torsion, Bending and Shear by Michael Cooper( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nembanjin Sengoku kembunki by Michael Cooper( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers by Dauril Alden( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of correspondence and research files generated by Professor Dauril Alden in preparation of his biography of Dutch and Portuguese colonial historian Charles Ralph Boxer, 1904-2000
Studies on the preparation and properties of polynucleotide analogues by Michael Cooper( )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dick Higgins papers by Dick Higgins( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Series III, Books (28 lin. ft.): Production material in the form of correspondence; manuscripts; proofs; galleys; repros; dummies; drawings; photographs and negatives for illustrations (especially for Of celebration of morning and Variations on a natural theme); and jacket and cover designs. Organized chronologically by publication date. Most notably documented are: Of celebration of morning (1980); Pattern poetry: Guide to an unknown literature (1987); and the translation of Giordano Bruno's On the composition of images, signs and ideas (1591, 1991). Series II should be consulted for other versions of manuscripts as well as some production material. Series III also contains financial papers relating to Something Else Press (1972-1974) and Printed Editions
Exploring Kamakura by Michael Cooper( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Portugal Japão : 450 anos de memórias = Porutogaru to Nihon : 450 toshi no tsuioku( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in Portuguese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

João Rodrigues, S.J. and his Description of Japan by Michael Cooper( )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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João Rodrigues's account of sixteenth-century Japan
Alternative Names
Cooper, Michael

Cooper, Michael John 1930-

Michael Cooper American historian

Michael Cooper historien américain

Майкл Купер

クーパー, マイケル

クーパー, ミヒャエル

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João Rodrigues's account of sixteenth-century JapanThe Japanese mission to Europe, 1582-1590 : the journey of four samurai boys through Portugal, Spain and Italy