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Longfellow's Tattoos: Tourism, Collecting, and Japan

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Publisher Comments:

Charles Longfellow, son of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, returned to Boston after two years in Japan laden with photographs, curios, art objects, and elaborate tattoos he had "collected" on his body; his experiences focus this look at tourism, Japan, and America in the 19th century.

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Beginning with photographs by Charles Longfellow, son of the famous poet, during his two-year stay in Japan in 1871-72, A veteran American scholar of Japanese art, Guth explores the opening of the country to Western tourism and the material evidence of Western attitudes to the land and people.
Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780295984568
Author:
Guth, Christine M
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Author:
Guth, Christine M. E.
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Asia - Japan
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
World History-Japan
Subject:
Asian studies
Subject:
American studies
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20040131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
10.00x7.10x.77 in. 1.69 lbs.

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Arts and Entertainment » Art » Asia and Far East
Arts and Entertainment » Art » History and Criticism
History and Social Science » Asia » Japan » Modern 1868 to 1945
History and Social Science » US History » 19th Century
History and Social Science » World History » Japan
Religion » Comparative Religion » General
Travel » Travel Writing » General

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