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The World of the Shining Prince: Court Life in Ancient Japan by Ivan Morris - Paperback - 2013-08-04 - from Books Express (SKU: 0345803906n)

The World of the Shining Prince: Court Life in Ancient Japan

The World of the Shining Prince: Court Life in Ancient Japan by Ivan Morris - Paperback - 2013-08-04 - from Books Express (SKU: 0345803906n)

The World of the Shining Prince: Court Life in Ancient Japan

by Ivan Morris

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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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Title
The World of the Shining Prince: Court Life in Ancient Japan
Author
Ivan Morris
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Paperback
ISBN 10
0345803906
ISBN 13
9780345803900
Publisher
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Date published
2013-08-04

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