CHRONOLOGY

1635

Foreign trade restricted to Nagasaki, country closed sakoku daimyo made subject to control by 'alternate residence'

 

GLOSSARY

Dejima Island Nagasaki

the connection between Edo Japan and the world

the Portuguese trading post became Dutch in the closed Edo Japan re religion

rangaku

Dutch studies from the Dutch trading post Dejima

European developments were followed through Dutch books entering Nagasaki

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