Published September 9, 2010
Reference - 270 Pages
ISBN 9780415588652 - CAT# Y109973
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan
Originally published in 1952, this account of the growth and uses of Western learning in Japan has been enlarged by two new chapters that extend the story from 1798 to 1830. The author has incorporated the results of recent research by scholars in Japan and the West and made corrections in the text.
1. The Dutch in Japan. 2 The Rise of Barbarian Learning. 3 Strange Tales from Muscovy. 4 The Call of the West 5 Honda Toshiaki’s Economic Theories. 6 Explorers of the North 7 Hirata Atsutane and Western Learning. Appendix: Excerpts from the Writings of Honda Toshiaki. Notes. Bibliography. Index.