A wayfarer in unfamiliar Japan by Walter Weston

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .

Written in English

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  • Japan -- Description and travel.

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Map on lining paper.

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Statementby Walter Weston.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 207 p., 24 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages207
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Open LibraryOL22919477M

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Hearn certainly gives unfamiliar glimpses of Japan in this book. Exploring out-of-the-way villages and remote shrines, Hearn wrote about the countrys culture and tradition from the perspective, mostly, of a traveler so delighted, charmed and, eventually, bewitched by what he saw that he didnt leave and settled in Japan for good.4/5.

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Mitford is the Unfamiliar Japan of which I have been able to obtain a few glimpses. The reader may, perhaps, be disappointed by their rarity; for a residence of little more than four years among the people--even by one who tries to adopt their habits and customs--scarcely suffices to enable the foreigner 1/5.

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He then went up to Clare College, Cambridge, graduating BA in and MA in Born: 25 DecemberDerby, England. Other articles where Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan is discussed: Lafcadio Hearn: published in two volumes as Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan ().

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