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Conclusion

Roger K. Thomas

in Counting Dreams: The Life and Writings of the Loyalist Nun Nomura Bōtō

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759994
eISBN:
9781501760013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759994.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the tendency of disciplinary divisions to narrow the views and importance of figures while using Nomura Bōtō as a reference. It mentions how Bōtō's life is illustrative of ... More


The Active Environment of the Ryukyus

Richard Pearson

in Ancient Ryukyu: An Archaeological Study of Island Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837129
eISBN:
9780824870980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837129.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides the geographical description of the Ryukyu Islands. The islands form a chain, 1,100 km long, which are composed of the Ryukyu Trench, the main island arc of sea mounts, an inner ... More


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