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A Japanese Robinson Crusoe

Author: 矢口, 祐人(1966-) ; Zenʼichirō Oyabe
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaìi Press ; Los Angeles : Asian American Studies Center, ©2009.
Series: Intersections (Honolulu, Hawaii)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Biography : State or province government publication   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published in 1898 and long out of print, this is a pioneering work of Asian American literature. It recounts Jenichiro Oyabe's early life in Japan, his journey west, and his education at two historically Black colleges, detailing his gradual transformation from Meiji gentleman to self-proclaimed 'Japanese Yankee'.
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Biography
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Oyabe, Zenʼichirō.
Japanese Robinson Crusoe.
Honolulu : University of Hawaìi Press ; Los Angeles : Asian American Studies Center, ©2009
(OCoLC)646898235
Named Person: Zenʼichirō Oyabe; Zenʼichirō Oyabe
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: 矢口, 祐人(1966-) ; Zenʼichirō Oyabe
ISBN: 9780824832476 0824832477
OCLC Number: 256763927
Description: v, 185 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: An Introduction / Greg Robinson and Yujin Yaguchi --
A Japanese Robinson Crusoe / Jenichiro Oyabe --
Ch. I. Origin-Childhood --
Ch. II. Leaving Father's House --
Ch. III. At Yezo Island --
Ch. IV. On to America --
Ch. V. Crossing Kurile Islands --
Ch. VI. On Russian Soil --
Ch. VII. Sent Back to Japan --
Ch. VIII. Wandering on the South Sea --
Ch. IX. At the Ryukyu Islands --
Ch. X. In the Chinese Empire --
Ch. XI. Voyage to America --
Ch. XII. Darkest America --
Ch. XIII. Light of America --
Ch. XIV. In American Schools --
Ch. XV. At the Capital --
University Life --
Ch. XVI. Lecturer --
Visiting Europe --
Ch. XVII. Studying at New Haven --
Ch. XVIII. Vision of Future Work --
Ordination --
Ch. XIX. Departure from America --
Ch. XX. At the Hawaiian Islands --
Return to America.
Series Title: Intersections (Honolulu, Hawaii)
Responsibility: Jenichiro Oyabe.
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