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  • proper n. A city in Nagasaki Prefecture, on its own island.

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  • See Iwao, "Li Tan, Chief of the Chinese Residents at Hirado, Japan," 68; and Cocks, Diary. back

    How Taiwan Became Chinese

  • Note 21: Reijersen's Journal, cited in Iwao, "Li Tan, Chief of the Chinese Residents at Hirado, Japan," 51 – 52. back

    How Taiwan Became Chinese

  • See also Iwao Seiichi's classic article about Li Dan, "Li Tan, Chief of the Chinese Residents at Hirado, Japan, in the Last Days of the Ming Dynasty," Memoirs of the Research Department of the Toyo Bunko 17 (1958): 27 – 83. back

    How Taiwan Became Chinese

  • See Iwao, "Li Tan, Chief of the Chinese Residents at Hirado, Japan," 61 – 62.

    How Taiwan Became Chinese

  • Iwao Seiichi, "Li Tan, Chief of the Chinese Residents at Hirado, Japan, in the Last Days of the Ming Dynasty," Memoirs of the Research Department of the Toyo Bunko 17 (1958): 27 – 83. back

    How Taiwan Became Chinese

  • The company's position in East Asia depended upon Japan. 68 The company's office in Hirado, established in 1609, was one of its most profitable, yet it was constantly menaced because of Portuguese and Spanish influence in the shogun's court.

    How Taiwan Became Chinese

  • The Dutch traders were moved from Hirado to the islet of Deshima in Nagasaki harbor, where they were kept under close surveillance and on a short leash.

    1623

  • The English voluntarily left Hirado, because their trade with Japan had not proved profitable.

    1623

  • This left the Dutch at Hirado and Chinese traders at Nagasaki as Japan's sole means of contact with the outside world.

    1623

  • The Dutch established a trading post at Hirado in western Japan after an invitation from Ieyasu in 1605.

    1600-1867

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