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Siebold and Japan (Japanese Version): His Life and Work
     

Siebold and Japan (Japanese Version): His Life and Work

by Arlette Kouwenhoven, Matthi Forrer
 

Philipp Franz von Siebold (1796-1866) played a major role in the development of Western scientific disciplines in Japan, in particular medicine. Equally important were his contributions to Western knowledge about Japan. Siebold and Japan depicts the life of this impassioned man, whose love for Japan and its people resulted in the creation of several definitive

Overview

Philipp Franz von Siebold (1796-1866) played a major role in the development of Western scientific disciplines in Japan, in particular medicine. Equally important were his contributions to Western knowledge about Japan. Siebold and Japan depicts the life of this impassioned man, whose love for Japan and its people resulted in the creation of several definitive ethnographic, zoological and botanical collections. These are now part of the collections of the world-renowned National Museum of Ethnology and the Naturalis (National Museum of Natural History) in Leiden, The Netherlands.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789074822336
Publisher:
KIT Publishers
Publication date:
12/28/2000
Edition description:
Japanese Language
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 10.52(h) x 0.37(d)

Meet the Author

Arlette Kouwenhoven , publisher for Hotei Publishing, has been with the company since its establishment in 1999. She studied anthropology and worked many years as a freelance writer, writing on different subjects in the field of art, archaeology, paleontology, and anthropology. She wrote the reference book "Madagascar, the Red Island" and is the author of the book "Siebold and Japan. His Life and Work."

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