Area Studies: Japan

DFG Nationallizenz

The collection provides access to a wide range of sources, by writers, diplomats, tourists, businessmen, missionaries and others, documenting the political, cultural and social history of Japan from 1400 to the 20th century. Highlights include:

* Medieval manuscripts relating to Japan, including an account by Marco Polo
* The logbook of William Adams (1564-1620), alias Miura Anjin, the first Englishman known to have visited Japan
* The journals, printed articles and other papers of William Elliot Griffis (1843-1928), American author, teacher and educational reformer in Japan

Area Studies: Japan

The collection provides access to a wide range of sources, by writers, diplomats, tourists, businessmen, missionaries and others, documenting the political, cultural and social history of Japan from 1400 to the 20th century. Highlights include:

* Medieval manuscripts relating to Japan, including an account by Marco Polo
* The logbook of William Adams (1564-1620), alias Miura Anjin, the first Englishman known to have visited Japan
* The journals, printed articles and other papers of William Elliot Griffis (1843-1928), American author, teacher and educational reformer in Japan

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Provider:Adam Matthew Digital
Language: English
Time Span:1400 - 1980
Subject Category:Social Sci. + Humanities
Subject:History
Resource Type:Fulltext Database
Access:Subscription
Scope:Max Planck Society
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Usage Conditions:
Funding:Advanced by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG): Germany-wide access

The Germany-wide access to this database is enabled by the advancement of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and organized by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin
Geographical Coverage:Japan
Southeast Asia