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by A. B. Mitford


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Boston, Rutland, Vermont, Tokyo.

Boston, Rutland, Vermont, Tokyo. No part of this book may be reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage or retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher. Twentieth printing, 2002.

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Tales of Old Japan (1871) is an anthology of short stories compiled by Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford, Lord Redesdale, writing under the better known name of . These stories focus on various aspects of Japanese life before the Meiji Restoration. The book, which was written in 1871, forms an introduction to Japanese literature and culture, both through the stories, all adapted from Japanese sources, and Mitford's supplementary notes.

One of the first and in many ways still one of the best books on Japan. The books thirty–three chapters cover practically every sector of Japanese life.

The Japan TimesFirst published in 1871, Tales of Old Japan ha. Over a hundred years have passed since Stevenson justly praised . Mitford's book, but his work remains an important and fascinating sourcebook on Japan and the Japanese. Fiction Anthropology History Nonfiction. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.

Tales of Old Japan is an anthology of short stories compiled by Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford, Lord Redesdale, writing under the better known name of . These stories focus on various aspects of Japanese life before the Meiji Restoration

Tales of Old Japan is an anthology of short stories compiled by Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford, Lord Redesdale, writing under the better known name of . The book, which was written in 1871, forms an introduction to Japanese literature and culture, both through the stories, all adapted from Japanese sources, and Mitford's supplementary notes

Title: Tales of Old Japan Item Condition: New. Will be clean, not soiled or stained. The books which have been written of late years about Japan have either been compiled from official records, or have contained the sketchy impressions of passing travelers.

Title: Tales of Old Japan Item Condition: New. Books will be free of page markings. Показать все 2 объявления с новыми товарами. Of the inner life of the Japanese the world at large knows but little: their religion, their superstitions, their ways of thought, the hidden springs by which they move - all these are as yet mysteries. Nor is this to be wondered at.

Tales of Old Japan by . The member of a distinguished British literary family, A. B. Mitford traveled widely with his parents as a youth and lived in various European countries

Tales of Old Japan by . Mitford traveled widely with his parents as a youth and lived in various European countries. From 1866-70, he served as an attaché with the British legation at Edo (Tokyo) - one of the first foreign diplomats to do so. During his brief stay there, Mitford lived through a period of dramatic and tumultuous change in Japanese history. A feudal nation on his arrival, Japan had entered the era of "Westernization" before he left some three years later.

The author relates in English various Japanese tales, providing with it commentary on Japanese society and culture. Contents: 47 Ronins; Loves of Gompachi and Komurasaki; Kazuma's revenge; Story of the Otokodate of Yedo; Wonderful adventures of Funakoshi Jiuyemon; Eta maiden and the Hatamoto; Fairy tales; Ghost of Sakura; How Tajima Shume was tormented by a devil of his own creation; Concerning certain superstitions; Japanese sermons; Appendices.

Comments: (7)

Berkohi
Written by Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford, 1st Baron Redesdale, GCVO, KCB.

Mitford was in the British Diplomatic Corps in Japan...

This is one of the first glimpses that we in the west had of the culture and history of Japan which, up to that time had kept itself very much to itself.

I was surprised to find that the first story was The Fourty-Seven Ronins [sic].

The book contains historical incidents, folklore, fairy tales and Japanese sermons to be preached on designated calender days. There are also four (for want of a better term) "instruction manuals" on Hara-Kiri, The Marriage Ceremony, On the birth and rearing of children, and Funeral Rites.

An all around outstanding insight into Japan before 1800.

Tales Of Old Japan (Illustrated by Japanese Artists, Cut and Drawn on Wood)
Burgas
A reprint of a very old history of Japanese stories accumulated in the very early westernization of Japan. The author endeavors to give westerners a introduction to the Japanese through literature and retelling oral tradition.
Gna
I was looking for the tale from 47 Ronin movie and bought this book. It has the 47 Ronin story as well as many other very interesting stories of Japan. I love this book.
Ganthisc
Detailed cultural and personal life. A view of history, everyday life of every class and profession. Serious and entertaining well written book.
Gralinda
A very enjoyable book, especially it you are inrested old Japanees history. I learned a great deal. Too much tijme was spent on marriage and hari-kari.
sunrise bird
Pretty slow and not much story line. I was disappointed.
Uafrmaine
I love it. First I was into it just because of the 47 ronin but now is much more than that
some good stories
Tales of Old Japan download epub
Social Sciences
Author: A. B. Mitford
ISBN: 0804811601
Category: Politics & Social Sciences
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: Tuttle Pub; First Tuttle Edition edition (June 1, 1966)
Pages: 429 pages