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  • The Iwakura Embassy, 1871-1873

    A True Account of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary's Journey of Observation through the United States of America and Europe, 1st Edition

    By Kume Kunitake

    Edited by Graham Healey, Chushichi Tsuzuki

    This is the first English translation of the official report submitted by the Iwakura Embassy to the Meiji government. The five volume report was first published in Japanese in 1878. Between 1977 and 1982, Iwanami Shoten published a Japanese language library edition which enabled academics…

    Hardback – 2002-04-11
    Routledge

  • Ryukyu Studies since 1854

    Western Encounter Part II, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Beillevaire

    This collection gathers all the primary texts, some rare or hitherto unpublished, written on Ryukyu by Western visitors, scholars, and missionaries from the 16th century to the eve of World War II. The first set of five volumes covered the period up to the arrival of Commodore Perry in 1854. This…

    Hardback – 2002-03-07
    Routledge

  • The Perry Mission to Japan 1853-1854

    1st Edition

    Edited by W.G. Beasley

    The year 2003 marks the 150th anniversary of United States Navy Commodore Matthew Perry's first visit to Japan. This collection of largely contemporary volumes has been selected by Professor W. G. Beasley, doyen of Bakufu and Meiji Studies, to best reflect the issues, focus and mind-set informing…

    Hardback – 2002-02-07
    Routledge

  • Collected Writings of R.P. Dore

    1st Edition

    By R.P. Dore

    This volume of the Collected Writings of Modern Western Scholars on Japan, published under the Japan Library imprint, brings together landmark writings by R.P. Dore, on Japanese society, politics and economics.…

    Hardback – 2002-02-07
    Routledge
    Collected Writings of Modern Western Scholars on Japan

  • Richard Storry - Collected Writings

    1st Edition

    By Richard Storry

    Edited by Ian Nish

    This volume of the Collected Writings of Modern Western Scholars on Japan series, published under the Japan Library imprint, collects the work of Richard Storry on contempory issues and the history of Japan.…

    Hardback – 2002-02-07
    Routledge
    Collected Writings of Modern Western Scholars on Japan

  • Collected Writings of Modern Western Scholars on Japan Volumes 7-9

    1st Edition

    By R. P. Dore, Ian Nish, Richard Storry

    This set of volumes is part of a major new series, and features the collected writings of some of the most outstanding Western scholars who have been actively writing about Japan and connected subjects over the last half century.…

    Hardback – 2002-02-07
    Routledge
    Collected Writings of Modern Western Scholars on Japan

  • Collected Writings of Ian Nish

    Part 2: Japanese Political History - Japan and East Asia, 1st Edition

    By Ian Nish

    This volume of the Collected Writings of Modern Western Scholars on Japan brings together the work of Ian Nish on international relations affecting Japan, Russia, China and Korea in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.…

    Hardback – 2002-02-07
    Routledge
    Collected Writings of Modern Western Scholars on Japan

  • The Sacred Laws of the Aryas

    1st Edition

    By F. Max Muller

    This is a subset of the Sacred Books of the East Series which includes translations of all the most important works of the seven non-Christian religions which have exercised a profound influence on the civilizations of the continent of Asia. The works have been translated by leading authorities in…

    Hardback – 2001-10-26
    Routledge

  • The Institutes of Vishnu

    1st Edition

    By F. Max Muller

    This is a subset of F. Max Mullers great collection The Sacred Books of the East which includes translations of all the most important works of the seven non-Christian religions which have exercised a profound influence on the civilizations of the continent of Asia. The works have been translated…

    Hardback – 2001-10-26
    Routledge

  • The Bhagavadgita with the Sanatsujatiya and the Anugita

    1st Edition

    By F. Max Muller

    This is a subset of the Sacred Books of the East Series which includes translations of all the most important works of the seven non-Christian religions which have exercised a profound influence on the civilizations of the continent of Asia. The works have been translated by leading authorities in…

    Hardback – 2001-10-26
    Routledge

  • The Grihya-Sutras

    The Rules of Vedic Domestic Ceremonies, 1st Edition

    By H Oldenberg, F. Max Muller

    This is a subset of the Sacred Books of the East Series which includes translations of all the most important works of the seven non-Christian religions which have exercised a profound influence on the civilizations of the continent of Asia. The works have been translated by leading authorities in…

    Hardback – 2001-10-26
    Routledge

  • Pahlavi Texts

    1st Edition

    This is a subset of F. Max Mullers great collection The Sacred Books of the East.…

    Hardback – 2001-10-26
    Routledge

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