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Kaempfer's Japan: Tokugawa Culture Observed

Engelbert Kaempfer, Beatrice M. Bodart-Bailey - History - 1999 - 545 pages
Engelbert Kaempfer's History of Japan was a best-seller from the moment it was published in London in 1727. Born in Westphalia in 1651, Kaempfer travelled throughout the Near ...
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Exotic Pleasures: Curious scientific and medical observations, Part 3

Engelbert Kaempfer - Literary Collections - 1996 - 219 pages
This intriguing book is the definitive English translation of a mainstay of the Latin-based culture of the Renaissance. Engelbert Kaempfer, referred to as "the Humboldt of the ...
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Queer Japan: Personal Stories of Japanese Lesbians, Gays, Transsexuals, and ...

Barbara Summerhawk, Cheiron McMahill, Darren McDonald - Travel - 1998 - 216 pages
In Japan, homosexuality has never been legally or socially acceptable, and Japanese culture refused to believe lesbianism even existed. Until recently no terms even existed to ...
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