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Secret Memoirs of the Shoguns: Isaac Titsingh and Japan, 1779-1822

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Isaac Titsingh was intermittently head of the Japan factory (trading station) of the Dutch East India Company 1780-94. He was a career merchant, but unusual in having a classical education and training as a physician. His impact in Japan was enormous, but he left disappointed in the ability of the country to embrace change. After many years in Java, India and China, he came to London, and then settled in Paris where he devoted himself to compiling translations of prime Japanese texts. It is one of the most exciting ...

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Secret Memoirs of the Shoguns: Isaac Titsingh and Japan, 1779-1822
2009, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415546713

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Secret Memoirs of the Shoguns: Isaac Titsingh and Japan, 1779-1822
2005, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780700717200

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