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Britain and Japan: Biographical Portraits, Vol. IV

Britain and Japan: Biographical Portraits, Vol. IV

1st Edition

Hugh Cortazzi
July 11, 2016

The continuing success of this series, highly regarded by scholars and the general reader alike, has prompted The Japan Society to commission this fourth volume, devoted as before to the lives of key people, both British and Japanese, who have made significant contributions to the development of...

Japan's Early Experience of Contract Management in the Treaty Ports

Japan's Early Experience of Contract Management in the Treaty Ports

1st Edition

Yuki Allyson Honjo
May 20, 2016

This is the first in-depth study of the early trial-and-error experiences of contracting between Japanese and western merchants trading in the Japanese Treaty Ports in the eighteen year period immediately following the opening of the ports in 1859. Fundamental to the equation were the inevitable...

Japan's Modern Theatre: A Century of Change and Continuity

Japan's Modern Theatre: A Century of Change and Continuity

1st Edition

Brian Powell
April 24, 2016

This book endeavours to unravel the complicated skeins of Japanese theatre in the modern period and offers an appreciation of the richness of choice of presentational and representational theatre forms.Since the end of world War II there has been continuing but different conflict between the major...

Building Japan 1868-1876

Building Japan 1868-1876

1st Edition

Richard Henry Brunton
March 03, 2016

Personal account of one of the Westerners who helped build modern Japan (see also study by Pedlar - also available from Curzon Press)....

The Allied Occupation and Japan's Economic Miracle: Building the Foundations of Japanese Science and Technology 1945-52

The Allied Occupation and Japan's Economic Miracle: Building the Foundations of Japanese Science and Technology 1945-52

1st Edition

Bowen C. Dees
January 21, 2016

There is virtually nothing - until the arrival of this study - addressing the significance of the enormous contributions in science and technology towards the realization of Japan's 'economic miracle' during the occupation period. Describes the Scientific and Technical Division of McArthur's GHQ....

Adams The Pilot

Adams The Pilot

1st Edition

William Corr
January 21, 2016

First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

The Satsuma Students in Britain: Japan's Early Search for the essence of the West'

The Satsuma Students in Britain: Japan's Early Search for the essence of the West'

1st Edition

Andrew Cobbing
November 26, 2015

In the spring of 1865, when Japan was in the grip of a major civil war, eighteen samurai and an interpreter risked their lives to embark secretly on a voyage to the unknown lands of the barbarian west. Their destination was Britain - at the hub of a vast empire. These were the Satsuma students,...

Military Intervention in Pre-War Japanese Politics: Admiral Kato Kanji and the 'Washington System'

Military Intervention in Pre-War Japanese Politics: Admiral Kato Kanji and the 'Washington System'

1st Edition

Ian Gow
November 15, 2012

This is a study of the impact of inter-war naval arms control policy-making on the domestic politics of Japan, especially the areas of civil-military, inter-military (Army/Navy) and especially intra-military (Navy) relations and on the professional and political career of one leading naval figure,...

Times Past in Korea: An Illustrated Collection of Encounters, Customs and Daily Life Recorded by Foreign Visitors

Times Past in Korea: An Illustrated Collection of Encounters, Customs and Daily Life Recorded by Foreign Visitors

1st Edition

Martin Uden
September 13, 2011

In earlier times, for the Chinese, Korea was 'the country of courteous people from the east', and for westerners 'the land of the morning calm' or 'hermit kingdom'. In this fascinating collection of writings on times past in Korea the author helps to lift the veil on this once closed country,...

Mitford's Japan: Memories and Recollections, 1866-1906

Mitford's Japan: Memories and Recollections, 1866-1906

1st Edition

Hugh Cortazzi
August 29, 2002

As the preface to this new edition points out, Mitford (Algernon Bertram, the first Lord Redesdale) was a gifted writer whose descriptions of Japan, during the critical time of transition from a feudal to a modern state in the late nineteenth century, are a testimony to his narrative skills,...

Britain and Japan: Biographical Portraits, Vol. III

Britain and Japan: Biographical Portraits, Vol. III

1st Edition

J E Hoare, J. E. Hoare
October 05, 1999

The success of the first two volumes in this series has prompted this third volume of 25 further protraits of key personalities, including Natsume Soseki, Thomas Blackiston, Ivan Morris, Admiral Saito and Ozaki Yukio....

Britain and Japan Vol II: Biographical Portraits

Britain and Japan Vol II: Biographical Portraits

1st Edition

Ian Nish
February 17, 1997

This second collection under the 'Biographical Portraits' title, incorporates a further 20 studies of key personalities, including Edmund Morel, pioneer railway builder in Meiji Japan, Alexander Shand, an important figure in the development of Japanese banking, Lafcadio Hearn, the great interpreter...

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