Frontier Contact Between Choson Korea and Tokugawa Japan [NOOK Book]

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This study draws on a wide base of primary sources for Korea and Japan and introduces the problems that animate modern scholarship in both countries.
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Frontier Contact Between Choson Korea and Tokugawa Japan

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Overview

This study draws on a wide base of primary sources for Korea and Japan and introduces the problems that animate modern scholarship in both countries.
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'Dr Lewis writes with ease and clarity. I appreciate the way he gently reminds the reader from time to time of earlier points of importance, thus saving a good deal of backward foraging. This book is pleasant to handle and the typeface easy on the eye.' - Keith Pratt, British Association for Korean Studies

' By revealing in such detail and with such erudition the myriad complexities of Korean-Japanese relations as they worked on the ground, Lewis's book shows how far the field has come since the myth of Tokugawa Japan's isolation began to unravel a quarter century ago.' - Monumenta Nipponica

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203987322
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 9/11/2003
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 11 MB
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Meet the Author

James B. Lewis is the Korea Foundation University Lecturer in Korean STudies, Director of the Korean Studies Programme and Fellow of Wolfson College, University of Oxford. His current projects include The Korin Teisei, an Eighteenth-century Japanese view of Korea; the Imjin Waeran: Problems and Perspectives; An Economic History of Korea, 1400-1930.
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