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The Kojiki: Records of Ancient Matters (Tuttle Classics of Japanese Literature)

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Written by imperial command in the eighth century, The Kojiki is the oldest surviving Japanese book. This compendium of early Japanese life provides a panorama of Japan during its formation.

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Japan's classic of classics, the oldest connected literary work and the fundamental scripture of Shinto.

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Written by imperial command in the eighth century, The Kojiki is the oldest surviving Japanese book. This compendium of early Japanese life provides a panorama of Japan during its formation.

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Basil Hall Chamberlain (1850û1935), was one of the foremost Western translators. His translations include A Handbook of Colloquial Japanese (1888) and Things Japanese (1890).

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ISBN:
9780804836753
Translator:
Chamberlain, Basil Hall
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Translator:
Chamberlain, Basil Hall
Author:
Chamberlain, Basil Hall
Subject:
General
Subject:
Asian - Japanese
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
japan; japanese literature; history of japan; japan history; japanese
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Tuttle Classics of Japanese Literature
Publication Date:
20050931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
592
Dimensions:
8 x 5.13 in 21 oz

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