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

Isaac Titsingh - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 288 pages
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 ...
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The Lens Within the Heart: The Western Scientific Gaze and Popular Imagery ...

Timon Screech - Art - 2002 - 305 pages
The study of food practices in different cultures and societies has long been an important part of anthropological studies. In recent years anthropological literature on food ...
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Sex and the Floating World: Erotic Images in Japan, 1700-1820

Timon Screech - Art - 1999 - 319 pages
An assessment of the genre of Japanese paintings and prints known as shunga. The text situates these erotic images within the contexts of sexuality, gender and power and re ...
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Shogun's Painted Culture: Fear and Creativity in the Japanese States, 1760-1829

Timon Screech - Art - 2000 - 312 pages
In this penetrating analysis of a little-explored area of Japanese cultural history, Timon Screech reassesses the career of the chief minister Matsudaira Sadanobu, who played a ...
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