Things Japanese: Being Notes on Various

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Kessinger Publishing, May 1, 2006 - History - 564 pages
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This Is Basically A Glossary Of Terms In English, And How Their Meanings Relate To The Titled Subject, Things Japanese. Terms Include: Flag, Poetry, Society, Demoniac Possession, And Much More. This Is A Feast Of Short And Longer Essays That Reveal The Extent Of The Author's Erudition And Understanding Of Pre War Japan.

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1850-1935. A professor of Tokyo Imperial Univ. and one of the foremost Britsih Japanologist of the late 19th century. A translator of haiku and classical Japanese, he was a brilliant linguist who studied Ainu and wrote books on Japanese language, learning, and travel. He lived in Japan from 1873 to 1911.

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