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Kaempfer: Kaempfer's Japan Paper - Kaempfer, Engelbert, and Bodart-Bailey, Beatrice M (Translated by)
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Engelbert Kaempfer's History of Japan was a best-seller from the moment it was published in London in 1727. Born in Westphalia in 1651, Kaempfer traveled throughout the Near and Far East before settling in Japan as physician to the trading settlement of the Dutch East India Company at Nagasaki. During his two years residence, he made two extensive trips around Japan in 1691 and 1692, collecting, according to the British historian Boxer, an astonishing amount of valuable and accurate information. He also learned all he could ...

Kaempfer: Kaempfer's Japan Paper 1999, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu

ISBN-13: 9780824820664


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