The German reception of Carl Peter Thunberg Japanese Travelogue

Project: Research

Layman's description

”Afro-Eurasian Encounters: The Voyage of C.P.Thunberg to the Cape and Japan”.
The aim of the project is to analyse the impact of the 'Linnean apostle' Carl Peter Thunberg's (1743-1828) travelogue on the European arena. My subproject deals with the German translation reception of Thunbergs writings.
Effective start/end date2009/01/012011/12/31


  • Önnerfors, Andreas (PI)