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PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2013 4:18 pm    Post subject: Japanese in the 19th century, Isoda Michifumi Reply with quote
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When Korean, Ryukyuan, Ainu and Japanese got on a Western ship first time, they reacted differently.

Korean was interested in books.
Ryukyuan was interested in a globe.
Ainu wasn't interested in anything.
Japanese was interested in arms.
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PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2013 5:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
"Ainu wasn't interested in anything."
I think, with this statement at least, there is a prejudicial bent here. Maybe the other statements lean that way too, if you really think about it. Context may be decisive. John
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