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Secret memoirs of the shoguns : Isaac Titsingh and Japan, 1779-1822

Author: Timon Screech
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An annotated edition of the original English version, which appeared posthumously in 1822 in English and French.

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Screech, Timon.
Secret memoirs of the shoguns.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2006
(DLC) 2005005265
(OCoLC)57754289
Named Person: Isaac Titsingh; Isaac Titsingh
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timon Screech
ISBN: 0203099850 9780203099858 9786610376926 6610376921 9780700717200 070071720X
OCLC Number: 65177072
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 265 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part 1. Secret memoirs of the shoguns. Before the Tokugawa --
Ieyasu, the Gongen, to Ietsugu --
Yoshimune, the eighth shogun --
Ieshige to Ienari --
Part 2. Essays on Japanese civilization. On the legal suicide of the Japanese --
On Japanese poetry --
The character of the Japanese people, and a history of East-West relations --
Part 3. Other observations. 'Secret diary' of Isaac Titsingh --
Titsingh's 'Philosophical discourse'.
Responsibility: annotated and introduced by Timon Screech.
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'Titsingh's narrative is useful in that he never sees Japan as a monolithic and static society where everybody thought the same way. Instead, he is constantly aware of the competing groups and Read more...

 
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