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Author Blomhoff, Jan Cock, 1779-1853.

Title The court journey to the shōgun of Japan / from a private account by Jan Cock Blomhoff ; edited by F.R. Effert ; introduced and annotated by Matthi Forrer.

Published Leiden : Hotei, 2000.

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 UniM Store  952.025 BLOM MF13    AVAILABLE
Physical description 133 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps ; 28 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references ( page 111)
Summary The Dutch Director or "Opperhoofd" of Deshima was required to make an annual journey to the shogun??'s court in Edo (present-day Tokyo). Opperhoofd Jan Cock Blomhoff (1779-1853) made his first journey to Edo in 1818. In addition to the official diary he kept during this journey, Blomhoff also maintained correspondence with his wife Titia in Holland. This hitherto unpublished material is a major source of knowledge on Tokugawa Japan. It offers details about Blomhoff's travels and contains numerous references to the objects he acquired. Many of these pieces are reproduced in the book, along with other documents, such as maps. (See also the publication "Titia - The First Western Woman in Japan")
Other author Forrer, Matthi.
Effert, F. R.
Subject Japan -- Civilization -- 1600-1868.
Japan -- Politics and government -- 1600-1868.
Japan -- History -- 1787-1868.
ISBN 9074822185