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Sources of Japanese Tradition From Earliest Times To 1600

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ISBN-10: 0231121393

ISBN-13: 9780231121392

Edition: 2nd 2002

Authors: Wm. Theodore de Bary, Donald Keene, George J. Tanabe, Paul Varley, Carol Gluck

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This collection of English-language readings on Japan provides an introduction for general readers. It contains a wide selection of source readings on history, society, education, philosophy, and religion in the land of the rising sun.
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 4/10/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 552
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Donald Keene was born in Brooklyn, New York on June 18, 1922. He received a bachelor's degree in 1942, a master's degree in 1947, and a doctoral degree in 1951 from Columbia University. During World War II, he served as an intelligence officer in the Navy and worked translating for Japanese prisoners. He taught at Columbia University for 56 years and was named the Shincho Professor of Japanese Literature in 1986 and University Professor Emeritus. Keene is considered to be a "Japanologist". He has written, translated, or edited numerous books in both Japanese and English on Japanese literature and culture including The Pleasures of Japanese Literature, Essays in Idleness, So Lovely a Country…    

Wm. Theodore de Bary is John Mitchell Mason Professor Emeritus and Provost Emeritus of Columbia University and currently holds the title of Special Service Professor. He has written extensively on Confucianism in East Asia, and was general editor of the first editions of Sources of Chinese Tradition, Sources of Indian Tradition, Sources of Japanese Tradition, and Sources of Korean Tradition.Carol Gluck is the George Sansom Professor of History at Columbia University. She is the author of Japan's Modern Myths: Ideology in the Late Meiji Periodand the coeditor of Asia in Western and World Historyand Showa: The Japan of Hirohito.Arthur E. Tiedemann is a member of the Society of Senior Scholars…    

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