[Ebook] ➢ Dragon in China and Japan By Marinus Willem de Visser – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk Little is known of Dutch author MARINUS WILLEM DE VISSER 1876 1930 beyond his academic life as a classicist with an interest in Chinese and Japanese language and culture and as a popularizer of Japane Little is known of Dutch author MARINUS WILLEM China and Epub Ú DE VISSER beyond his academic life as a classicist with an interest in Chinese and Japanese language and culture and Dragon in PDF \ as a popularizer of Japanese art in the Netherlands He is best remembered today for having given us a cornerstone examination of the legends of fantastic flying reptiles known as dragons in China and PDF/EPUB ë The Dragon in China and Japan contains the most interesting uotations concerning the dragon in China systematically arranged selected from the enormous number of passages on this fantastic animal in Chinese literature from the remotest eras down to modern times notes cryptozoologist Loren Coleman in his new introduction Coleman also praises the book's use of primary source material If cryptozoologists are to study the Asian dragons of India China and Japan it must not be done through the screen of today's New Age mentality Scholarly level headed examinations of living breathing reports of serpentine flying beasts water borne megafauna and shadowy entities must be balanced with investigations of the legends and folktales of these dragons from Asian texts such as de Visser's here This new edition a replica of the first edition complete with extensive notes in the original Asian alphabet is part of Cosimo's Loren Coleman Presents series LOREN COLEMAN is author of numerous books of cryptozoology including Bigfoot The True Story of Apes in America and Mothman and Other Curious Encounters.
- 258 pages
- Dragon in China and Japan
- Marinus Willem de Visser
- 25 November 2014 Marinus Willem de Visser