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Japan extolled and decried : Carl Peter Thunberg and the shogun's realm, 1775-1796

Author: Timon Screech
Publisher: London ; New York : Routldge, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This edition makes available once again Thunberg's extraordinary writings on Japan, complete with illustrations, a full introduction and annotations. Carl Peter Thunberg, pupil and successor of Linnaeus - one of the great fathers of modern science - spent 19 fascinating months in the notoriously inaccessible Japan in 1775-76. This is his story."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Travel literature
Named Person: Carl Peter Thunberg; Carl Peter Thunberg
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timon Screech
ISBN: 0700717196 9780700717194
OCLC Number: 55699402
Description: ix, 319 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Departure and arrival --
Life in Nagasaki --
Journey to the court in 1776 --
Residence in Edo, 1776 --
A description of Japan and the Japanese, I --
A description of Japan and the Japanese, II --
Residence at Dejima previous to my return home.
Responsibility: annotated and introduced by Timon Screech.
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This edition makes newly available C.P. Thunberg's writings on Japan, complete with illustrations. Fully annotated and introduced by Timon Screech.  Read more...

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