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William George Aston

(1841—1911) diplomatist and Japanese and Korean scholar


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(1841–1911), philologist, born in Derry and educated at QUB. He wrote grammars of Japanese, a translation of the chronicles of Japan (Nohongi, 1896) and studies of Japanese culture, A History of Japanese Literature (1899) and Shinto, the Way of the Gods (1905).

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