Japanese traditions of Christianity being some old translations from the Japanese, with British consular reports of the persecutions of 1868-1872 by M. Paske-Smith

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Published by J. L. Thompson, K. Paul, Trench, Trubner in Kobe, Japan, London .

Written in English

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  • Catholic Church -- Japan,
  • Jesuits -- Japan,
  • Persecution,
  • Japan -- Church history

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Plates accompanied by guard sheets, the fourth with descriptive letterpress.

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Statementedited by M. Paske-Smith, with Japanese notes by Shuten Inouye.
ContributionsInouye, Shuten.
LC ClassificationsBR1305 .P3
The Physical Object
Pagination[v] 142 p.
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6757185M
LC Control Number31010789

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