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De hofreis naar de shogun van Japan (Dutch Edition) [Hardcover]

De hofreis naar de shogun van Japan (Dutch Edition) [Hardcover]

By Matthi Forrer (Author) & Fifi Effert (Author)
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The Dutch Director or "Opperhoofd" of Deshima was required to make an annual journey to the shogun's court in Edo (present-day Tokyo). Opperhoofd Jan Cock Blomhoff (1779-1853) made his first journey to Edo in 1818. In addition to the official diary he kept during this journey, Blomhoff also maintained correspondence with his wife Titia in Holland. This hitherto unpublished material is a major source of knowledge on Tokugawa Japan. It offers details about Blomhoff's travels and contains numerous references to the objects he acquired. Many of these pieces are reproduced in the book, along with other documents, such as maps. (See also the publication "Titia - The First Western Woman in Japan")

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Studio: Hotei Publishing
Pages   134
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 10.71" Width: 7.8" Height: 0.71"
Weight:   1.72 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Publisher   Hotei Publishing
ISBN  9074822266  
ISBN13  9789074822268  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! MATTHI FORRER is a curator for Japanese Arts at the National Museum of Ethnology in Leiden, the Netherlands. He is the author of numerous books on Hokusai and Japanese art.

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1Books > Foreign Language Books > Dutch
2Books > Subjects > History > Asia > Japan
3Books > Subjects > History > Europe > Netherlands
4Books > Subjects > History > World > General
5Books > Subjects > History > World
6Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Classics
7Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General
8Books > Subjects > Travel > Asia > Japan > General
9Books > Subjects > Travel > Asia > Japan

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