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island, Japan: see De-shimaDe-shima
or De-jima
, artificial island, c.40 acres (16 hectares), Nagasaki prefecture, W Kyushu, Japan, in Nagasaki harbor. It has many docks and is connected by bridge to the city of Nagasaki.
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Seen from outside, the Meiji Restoration of imperial power in 1868 occurred in the face of Western "gun-boat diplomacy" to open up the country, ending over 200 years of national isolation, with the exception of trade with the Netherlands in Dejima Island and with China in Nagasaki.
elegans genome and labeled the balancers with fluorescent protein reporters (Dejima et al., manuscript in preparation).
Japan, as you probably know, was closed to the outside world from 1640 by order of the rulers of the country, except for a small concession in Nagasaki, a small island (Dejima, in Nagasaki harbor) where the Dutch were allowed to reside.
(19) La isla de Dejima, en Nagasaki, constituyo una de las excepciones, y el comercio con la Compania Holandesa de Indias estaba autorizado.
The centre, called 'Scotland House', based at the Nagasaki Dejima Incubator, offers free space to Scottish companies while they build relationships with the Japanese offshore renewables and marine energy sector.
That work, by an anonymous nineteenth-century Asian artist, shows a group of Dutch and Chinese people on Dejima, an artificial island off the coast of Japan.
[16.] Kurumatani N, Yamaguchi B, Dejima M, Enomoto Y, Moriyama T.
Sin embargo, el papel de intermediarios con Japon paso a ser desempenado por los holandeses, que desarrollarian su actividad desde Dejima. Los registros y diarios de los comerciantes de la factoria demuestran que las lacas y biombos continuaron siendo objeto de exportacion, si bien no existen datos suficientes para averiguar si hubo un cambio cuantitativo en los envios.
Jacob de Zoet is a clerk with a soul who has travelled several sea hours from his Dutch homeland Domburg to a trading outpost on the Nagasaki Bay, Dejima, to make money and to prove to his hope-to-be father-in-law that he is a man of substance.
A government-owned trading bank kept Nagasaki--or Dejima, to be precise--close to the vest.
THE STORY: In 1799, naive young clerk Jacob de Zoet arrives on Dejima, a man-made island off the coast of Japan that functions as a notorious Dutch trading post and xenophobic Japan's single, heavily guarded point of contact with the West.