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  1. The First European Description of Japan, 1585

    A Critical English-Language Edition of Striking Contrasts in the Customs of Europe and Japan by Luis Frois, S.J.

    By Luis Frois SJ

    Edited by Daniel T. Reff, Richard Danford

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    In 1585, at the height of Jesuit missionary activity in Japan, which was begun by Francis Xavier in 1549, Luis Frois, a long-time missionary in Japan, drafted the earliest systematic comparison of Western and Japanese cultures. This book constitutes the first critical English-language edition of...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Early North America in Global Perspective

    Edited by Philip D. Morgan, Molly A. Warsh

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Early North American history is a field in flux. In the last thirty years, the field of Atlantic History has transformed scholarly studies of colonial America, bringing to light the many connections linking the Americas to Africa and Europe. Recently, though, historians have begun to question the...

    Published September 5th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Hello Sailor!

    The hidden history of gay life at sea

    By Jo Stanley, Paul Baker

    When gays had to be closeted, ships were the only places where homosexual men could not only be out but also camp. And on some liners to the sun and the New World, queens and butches had a ball. They sashayed and minced their way across the world's oceans. Never before has the story been told of...

    Published March 7th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Navies of Europe

    By Lawrence Sondhaus

    Europe ruled the waves for most of the modern era and even when its navies were eclipsed in size by the US force, they continued to dominate world wars. In this unique history of Europe's naval forces, Larry Sondhaus charts the development of naval warfare from the transition to steam to...

    Published August 15th 2002 by Routledge

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