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Published by Available from F.J. Foley in Plymouth, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psalmanazar, George, -- 1679?-1763,
  • Impostors and imposture -- Great Britain -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrederic J. Foley.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesSources and studies for the history of the Far East -- v. 1
    The Physical Object
    Pagination126 p. :
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18000260M


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Drawing heavily upon Frederic J. Foley’s foundational work, The Great Formosan Impostor, Keevak re-examines the correspondences of Psalmanazar’s contemporaries, whether Dutch East Indian company merchants or Jesuit missionaries, to underscore the vulnerability of their own eye witness accounts to charges of bias in some form or another.

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Foley. Rare and out of print. The first biography of Psalmanazar from the man who discovered Psalmanazar’s original sketches of Formosa citizens in Lambeth Palace Library. He is the author of the book The Age of Intoxication. The publisher promotes this book as "The Firm meets The Truman Show." I wish it were as exciting as either of those.

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It is the day when a Formosan was killed by Chinese national soldiers, after they tried to stop a woman from selling cigarettes, generating an angry crowd for beating her and taking her money.

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An Eighteenth-Century Frenchman’s Fictional Formosa. Posted on Janu Janu The Great Formosan Impostor The real author of this book is Pierre Bergeron, who having heard people speak of the diverse adventures of Pyrard, when he returned to Paris, took him to his house and made him recount them with all the exactitude.

The first such book, The Third Eye (), The Great Impostor () starred Tony Curtis as Demara. The book was illustrated with pictures of Formosans of various class and occupation and also described the Formosan language, grammar and alphabet. The Great Formosan Impostor (Taipei: Jesuit Historical Institute; repr.

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George Psalmanazar (. – 3 May ) claimed to be the first Formosan to visit Europe. For some years he convinced many in Britain, but was later revealed to be an later became a theological essayist and a friend and acquaintance of Samuel Johnson and other noted figures of 18th-century literary : Unknown,South France.

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Frederic J. Foley insists on Psalmanazar's permanent attack on the Roman Catholic Church in his monograph The Great Formosan Impostor (), while Peter Mason discusses Psalmanazar's illustrations of Formosan customs in relation to the European habit of. Based on a true story, this film follows the life of Ferdinand Waldo Demara, Jr.

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