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Au-delà de la Mer de l'Est : la présence chinoise dans le Japon de la période de Muromachi

Abstract : The aim of this work is to focus our research on the Chinese community in Japan, on its constancies and evolution, throughout Muromachi era (from 1336 to 1573). In these recent years, studies concerning East Asian international relations during the pre-modern era are increasing, though most of the historians are focusing on post-16th- century pre-modern era, which corresponds to Qing dynasty in China, and the Edo period in Japan. Due to a shortage of sources, only a few scholars are considering the Sino-Japanese relation during Medieval Japan as a topic of research. Furthermore, the few works concerning the Medieval period, as those of the medievalist historian Chex Xiafo, are dealing with only a few individual characters and not with the whole Chinese community living in Japan at that time. Our work aims to observe this community in its whole, from the beginning to the end of the period, to gain a deeper understanding and a fresh perspective on this scarcely understood community. We have divided our work into 3 parts, each centered on a Chinese individual who lived at a different time during the Muromachi period. We based our description on a comparison between Chinese and Japanese historical sources.
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Pierre-Antoine Kapfer. Au-delà de la Mer de l'Est : la présence chinoise dans le Japon de la période de Muromachi. Histoire. 2019. ⟨dumas-02349488⟩



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