Donald Keene


Born
in New York , The United States
June 06, 1922

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Anthology of Japanese Liter...

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Modern Japanese Literature:...

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Chronicles of My Life: An A...

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Emperor of Japan: Meiji and...

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The Pleasures of Japanese L...

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Sources of Japanese Traditi...

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Yoshimasa and the Silver Pa...

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Seeds in the Heart: Japanes...

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Dawn to the West: Japanese ...

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So Lovely a Country Will Ne...

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“He considered China’s interference in Korea to be an intolerable attempt to prevent the spread of enlightenment, and the war itself not merely a struggle between two countries but a “battle for the sake of world culture.”49”
Donald Keene, Emperor of Japan: Meiji and His World, 1852-1912

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