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The Visits of Chosen and Ryukyu Delegations and a Dutchman to Edo, and the Ordinances and Precedents of Bakuhu(幕府) - Focused on Chosen Ryuku Arantazinnobu(「朝鮮琉球阿蘭陀人之部」) of Kyohosenyoruisyu(『享保撰要類集』) -

Jieun Her 1

1서강대학교

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ABSTRACT

This study aims to examine how the Edo government(江戶幕府) received and treated the delegations of Chosen and Ryukyu(琉球) in comparison with the Dutchman through the analysis on Kyohosenyoruisyu a compilation of precedents and ordinances in relation to the visits of Chosen and Ryukyu delegations and a Dutchman to Edo during the time of Shogun Tokugawa Yoshimune(徳川吉宗) who was the eighth shogun of Edo Shogunate; this kind of studies have rarely been carried out in the research of delegations to date. The findings verified through the analysis are as follows: First, the Edo receptions of the Chosen delegation in 1719 and the Ryukyu delegation in 1718 were simplified compared to previous delegations in receptions and ceremonial matters as they were treated on the same line of the policies executed by Tokugawa Yoshimune such as in Kyoho reforms. Second, at the time of the Edo visit of Ryukyu delegation in 1718, Tokugawa Yoshimune treated Ryukyu as a ‘subject state’ which was under the influence of Japan, not as a ‘foreign country’, and even if a lord of Satsuma

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