Japanese Student Volume 3, Nos. 1-8

Japanese Student Volume 3, Nos. 1-8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...introduction of courses on the Far East. The committee has hoped, too, that more students from the Orient now in American universities would devote themselves to the study of the history of their own land. Were they to do so, they could produce books and articles which would help interpret the West to the East and on their return home might encourage and reenforce scientific historical studies in their own institutions of higher learning. There is in the United States a good deal of library material which can be used for a careful study of the Far East. The Library of Congress, for instance, has an admirable collection of books on the Orient, including a good collection of Japanese and Chinese works. A good Japanese collection and an excellent private library on China are to be found in New Haven. At Berkeley there are valuable collections, both private and in the possession of the university. Cornell is soon to have the Wason library, which more nearly, probably, than even the famous Morrison Collection has a complete set of all the books and articles on China which have appeared in English. Libraries which contain much material on Christian missions in the Far East are to be found in New York and New Haven. It is to be hoped that with these collections and with an increased interest among historians the time will not be far distant when Americans will become at least reasonably well informed on the historical background and the current problems of their neighbors across the Pacific. THE OLDEST INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING IN JAPAN By KATSUJI KATO THE most unique and the oldest institution of higher learning in Japan modelled after the modern western institution, is certainly the Keiogijuku, commonly known in the United States by the...show more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236851366
  • 9781236851369