Nihongi: Chronicles of Japan From the Earliest Times to A, Part 697

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Taylor & Francis, Sep 7, 2010 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 854 pages
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The Nihongi is the standard native history of Ancient Japan. This volume, originally published in 1896 and now of classic status makes accessible to European scholars the extensive store of material for the study of mythology, folk-lore, early civilization and manners and customs which it contains.


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User Review  - Neutiquam_Erro - LibraryThing

W.G. Aston's Nihongi is the standard translation of one of Japan's greatest works of early literature. For those studying early Japanese history or folklore it is a must read. It describes the ... Read full review

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User Review  - antiquary - LibraryThing

The first major English translation of one of the two basic Japanese chronicles. The material is a bit old-fashined, especially the transcription of the divine names. Read full review

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