Yearbook Japan, 2019, vol. 48, pp. 155–174
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Mission from Koryŏ to Japan, 1366–1367
Abstract. In 1366 a mission from Korean state Koryŏ arrived in Japan. The main aim was to demand to pacify the pirates-wakō terrorizing the southern coast of the Korean Peninsula. The paper focuses on the complicated, sometimes almost detective, circumstances of this mission and includes translation of the three Korean mission documents, copies of which preserved in Japan.
Keywords: Isii Masatoshi, Japanese-Korean relations, Koryŏ, Muromachi period, wakō, “Ikoku chyōjō ki”.
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