The first European description of Japan, 1585 : a critical English-language edition of striking contrasts in the customs of Europe and Japan by Luis Frois, S.J. /

"In 1585, at the height of the Jesuit missionary activity in Japan, which was begun by Francis Xavier in 1549, Luis Frois, a long-time missionary in Japan, drafted the earliest systematic comparison of Western and Japanese cultures. This book constitutes the first critical English-language edit...

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Main Author: Fróis, Luís, -1597.
Other Authors: Danford, Richard K., 1964- (Editor, Translator)
Gill, Robin, 1951-
(Editor, Translator)

Reff, Daniel T., 1949-
(Editor, Translator)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Routledge, 2014.
Series:Japan anthropology workshop series ; 25.
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Location: History, Philosophy & Newspaper

Call Number: 952.024 F925t:E
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