HAVENS, Thomas R. H. AMANE, Nishi)
Title: Nishi Amane and Modern Japanese Thought. in white dj.
Publisher:  Princeon University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1970,
Seller ID: 60517
HAVENS, Thomas R. H. Nishi Amane and Modern Japanese Thought . Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1970. Pp. 254. 8vo, black cloth. "A nineteenth century aristocrat, Nishi Amane (1829-1897) was one of the first Japanese to assert the supremacy of Western culture. He was sent by his governmentto Leiden to study the European social sciences; on his return to Japan sh ortly before the climactic Meiji restoration of 1868 he introduced and adapted European utilitarianism and positivism to his country's intellectual world." - from the dj. Black mark to lightly spotted top edge and ffep, else vg in lightly spotted, black-marked dj. 30.00