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This book examine various topics and contexts of travel writings on China, Japan and Southeast Asia. From the first Colombian on a trade mission to China, to French women travellers in Asia, and the opening of "Japan Fairs" in the US during the latter half of the nineteenth century, this book offers a kaleidoscopic glimpse of the various cultures in the eyes of their beholders coupled with insightful understanding of the various politics and relationships that are involved.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Acknowledegments
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. ix-xi
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-14
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  1. 1: Between Topos and Topography: Japanese Early Modern Travel Literature
  2. pp. 15-30
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  1. 2: ‘The First Appearance of This Celebrated Capital’; or, What Mr. Barrow Saw in the Land of the Chinaman
  2. pp. 31-46
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  1. 3: A Reading of Readings: English Travel Books, Audiences, and Modern Chinese History, c. 1832 to the Present
  2. pp. 47-70
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  1. 4: Travel and Business: The First Colombian in China
  2. pp. 71-86
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  1. 5: Erasing Footsteps: On Some Differences between the First and Popular Editions of Isabella Bird’s Unbeaten Tracks in Japan
  2. pp. 87-98
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  1. 6: Discourses of Difference: The Malaya of Isabella Bird, Emily Innes and Florence Caddy
  2. pp. 99-112
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  1. 7: China of the Tourists: Women and the Grand Tour of the Middle Kingdom, 1878–1923
  2. pp. 113-130
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  1. 8: Ruins in the Jungle: Nature and Narrative
  2. pp. 131-140
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  1. 9: Forbidden Journeys to China and Beyond with the Odd Couple: Ella Maillart and Peter Fleming
  2. pp. 141-148
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  1. 10: Kawakami Otojiro’s Trip to the West and Taiwan at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
  2. pp. 149-162
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  1. 11: Shaking the Buddhas: Lafcadio Hearn in Japan, 1890–1904
  2. pp. 163-178
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  1. 12: ‘Chambres d’Asie, chambres d’ailleurs’: Nicole-Lise Bernheim’s ‘Vertical Travels’ in Asia
  2. pp. 179-192
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  1. 13: World Journey of My Heart and Homestay in the World: Travel Programming and Contemporary Japanese Culture
  2. pp. 193-208
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  1. 14: After the Bubble: Post-Imperial Tokyo
  2. pp. 209-228
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 229-264
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  1. References
  2. pp. 265-270
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 271-276
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789888052042
Related ISBN
9789622099142
MARC Record
OCLC
650784908
Pages
288
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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