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Serge Elisséeff: Dreams of Japan

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This article is devoted to the memory of Serge Elisséeff (Sergey Grigor’yevich Eliseev), a prominent Japanologist of the 20th century; a globally recognized researcher and educator; founder of the Far Eastern school of research in the USA and academic Japanese studies in France; one of the first Russian experts on Japan and an emigrant from Soviet Russia. It describes different stages of his life and work in several countries of the world, and scientific and educational institutions he was connected with. The author also focuses on Eliseev’s contribution to the dissemination of knowledge about Japan and Japanese mentality in the Western world.

About the Author

S. I. Marakhonova
Institute of Oriental Manuscripts of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Russian Federation


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Marakhonova S.I. Serge Elisséeff: Dreams of Japan. Russian Japanology Review. 2020;3(1):97-129. (In Russ.) https://doi.org/10.24411/2658-6789-2020-10006

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