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The work contains several geographical diagrams (including the two previously printed in the Yochi Ryaku Setsu referred to above) as weIl as two cuts of a man and woman from the Coromandel coast and Greenland respectively, - this last presumably to illustrate the effect of extreme heat and cold on human clothing. For the other geographical works of Shiba Kokan, the reader is referred to the excelIent study of Professor Muraoka, and we will next list a work by the great cartographer Sekisui Nagakubo of Mito, Kokan's elder contemporary.
In addition to Caron' s reward of 200 taels of silver, the gunner Christiaen, and Hans Wolfgang who had cast the mortars, each received 25 2 • On the 26th, Caron received another 30 taels of silver and so me other presents from various 1 This Candelabrum is still to be seen at Ieyasu's mausoleum in Nikko, where it was placed in 1636. Cf. Hagenaer's Reise on p. 91 of the Begin ende Voortgangh, 1645. 2 One of these 3 mortars cast by Hans Wolfgang in 1639 at Hirado, is now in the Military Museum, Kudan, Tokyo.
MILITARY ARTS It is now gene rally agreed by foreign scholars who have studied the subject at all carefully, that the Japan of the late XVIth and early XVHth centuries was more deeply affected by European culture and influence, than was formerly believed. It might also be expected that so warlike a race as the Japanese would have studied the "noble Art Military" as it was practised in contemporary Europe, no less thoroughly than they adopted \Vestern militarymethods wholesale in the eighteen-seventies.