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Recollections of Japan

by Hendrik Doeff
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Recollections of Japan is a personal account of living in Tokugawa Japan in the beginning of the nineteenth century, from a Europeans perspective. The author, Hendrik Doeff, chief of the United Dutch East India Company in Deshima, mastered the Japanese language, giving him a unique grasp of the Japanese culture which he describes with dispassionate, journalistic objectivi