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João Rodrigues's account of sixteenth-century Japan

Author: João Rodrigues; Michael Cooper
Publisher: London : Hakluyt Society, 2001.
Series: Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, 3rd ser., no. 7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Joao Rodrigues was appointed to compile a history of the Jesuit mission in Japan, 1549-1620. This account describes the country, its peoples, their customs and culture, as well as Chinese astronomy  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rodrigues, João, 1558-1633.
João Rodrigues's account of sixteenth-century Japan.
London : Hakluyt Society, 2001
(OCoLC)604792668
Online version:
Rodrigues, João, 1558-1633.
João Rodrigues's account of sixteenth-century Japan.
London : Hakluyt Society, 2001
(OCoLC)608613516
Named Person: João (Kartograph) Rodrigues
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: João Rodrigues; Michael Cooper
ISBN: 0904180735 9780904180732
OCLC Number: 48572058
Language Note: Translation of books 1 and 2 of part 1 of Rodrigues' history.
Notes: Translation of books 1 and 2 of part 1 of Rodrigues' history.
Description: xli, 428 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1 A general description of Asia and the islands of this oriental sea 9 --
[2] Description, position, and various names of the islands of Japan in general 42 --
3 The antiquity of Japan, and the nation to which the Japanese may belong 47 --
4 Whether Europeans knew about these islands in ancient times, and when they were first discovered by the Portuguese 58 --
5 A specific description of some of the principal islands of Japan, and their division into regions 67 --
6 The division of Japan into provinces, kingdoms, or states, and some of the more notable mountains, rivers, and lakes therein 76 --
7 The quality and climate of Japan, and the fruits that the land produces 102 --
8 The measurement of roads, and the method of measuring lands in respect to rent, and the various kinds of measurements of the kingdom 114 --
[9] Japanese linear measurements 117 --
10 The features, talents, and dispositions of the Japanese 120 --
11 There is no contradiction, although there may appear to be, in the many things written about the customs, government, nobility, and wealth of Japan, and the reasons thereof 128 --
12 The method of Japanese building 137 --
13 The city of Miyako in particular 159 --
14 The ancient royal palace called Taidairi 173 --
15 The customs and manners of the Japanese in general 174 --
16 The dress and garments of the Japanese 178 --
17 The Japanese manner of paying visits, and the regular times and occasions for this 189 --
18 The ceremonies and entertainment provided for guests who visit the master of the house at New Year 194 --
19 The other festivals held during the year when they also pay visits 197 --
20 Other occasions on which they are accustomed to visiting certain persons 201 --
21 The gifts that are given, and the manner in which they are offered and received 204 --
22 The courtesies, bows, and obeisances in use among the Chinese, from which the Japanese have taken most of their etiquette 214 --
23 The courtesies and ceremonies of the Japanese in general 220 --
24 The courtesies paid by the Japanese when they meet on the road 225 --
25 The manner of receiving a guest in the house, and the hospitality and banquet given him until he departs 229 --
26 The manner of entertaining the guest with wine and sakana, which is the first and principal courtesy paid to a guest on these visits 236 --
27 The manner of giving and taking sakana for noble, common, and lowly people 249 --
28 The warm and cold wine served on these visits, and how the Japanese make it 251 --
29 The banquets held by the [Chinese], and how they entertain their guests at them 253 --
30 The banquets of the Japanese, and firstly the different kinds of banquets 261 --
31 Their manner of inviting guests to banquets 265 --
32 Their manner of entertaining with the drink of cha, and a description of cha and of this ceremony so highly esteemed by the Japanese 272 --
33 The general way in which the Japanese entertain with cha 282 --
34 How guests are especially entertained with cha in the suki house 300 --
35 The aim to which they aspire in suki, and the benefits resulting therefrom 305 --
1 The liberal and mechanical arts of Japan in general and their division 311 --
2 Some mechanical arts of Japan, and firstly their pictures 315 --
3 Their other mechanical arts 322 --
4 The liberal arts of Japan, and firstly the art of letters 330 --
5 Another sort of letters, like the European alphabet of separate letters, which the Japanese use for certain purposes 339 --
6 The paper, ink, and other instruments used in writing 343 --
7 Their manner of printing 346 --
8 The mathematical arts of Japan and also of China, whence the Japanese received them 349 --
9 Chinese and Japanese astrology in particular 357 --
10 Heaven in particular, and the degrees into which they divide it 362 --
11 The degrees and signs into which they divide the sky, and the equinox 368 --
12 The eclipses of the sun and moon 372 --
13 The stars and their constellations, the number of stars, and the order in which they distribute them on their celestial sphere 375 --
14 Earth and water, their shape, and the degrees of elevation in which they are said to be 380 --
15 The Japanese and Chinese divisions of time 385 --
16 The practical judicial astrology of these nations, and the various superstitions contained therein 396.
Series Title: Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, 3rd ser., no. 7.
Other Titles: História da Igreja do Japão.
João Rodrigues's account of 16th century Japan
Responsibility: edited by Michael Cooper.
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