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The World of the Shining Prince: Court Life in Ancient Japan (Kodansha Globe) by  Ivan Morris - Paperback - from Wonder Book (SKU: U11B-02467)

The World of the Shining Prince: Court Life in Ancient Japan (Kodansha Globe)

The World of the Shining Prince: Court Life in Ancient Japan (Kodansha Globe) by  Ivan Morris - Paperback - from Wonder Book (SKU: U11B-02467)
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The World of the Shining Prince: Court Life in Ancient Japan (Kodansha Globe)

by Morris, Ivan

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ISBN 10
1568360290
ISBN 13
9781568360294
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Kodansha USA. Used - Good. Good condition. Writing inside.

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Ivan Morris studied Japanese language and culture at Harvard University while serving in the Intelligence Section of the U.S. Navy Reserves. After receiving his Ph.D. from the University of London in 1951, he worked for the Far East Section of the BBC as well as for the Japan and Pacific departments of the British Foreign Office. He lived in Tokyo for several years, writing, lecturing, and teaching. In 1960 he joined what would later be renamed the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University, where he served as department chair. He was elected a Fellow of St. Anthony’s College at Oxford in 1966. Morris published numerous books on Japanese history, literature, and politics and produced distinguished translations of classical and contemporary Japanese works. He died in 1976.

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Bookseller
Wonder Book US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
U11B-02467
Title
The World of the Shining Prince: Court Life in Ancient Japan (Kodansha Globe)
Author
Morris, Ivan
Book condition
Used - Good
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
1568360290
ISBN 13
9781568360294
Publisher
Kodansha USA
Place of Publication
New York
This edition first published
July 24, 1997

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