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Cortazzi, Hugh

Overview
Works: 100 works in 406 publications in 2 languages and 11,277 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Maps  Pictorial maps  Sources  Pictorial works  Anecdotes  Newspapers 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Collector, Author of introduction, wpr, Contributor
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Most widely held works about Hugh Cortazzi
 
Most widely held works by Hugh Cortazzi
Britain & Japan : biographical portraits by Hugh Cortazzi( )

51 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 3,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains some 30 portraits, as well as several essays treating themes such as 'British Collectors of Japanese Art', 'Anglo-Japanese Court Relations in the First Half of the 20th Century' and 'The Showa Emperor's State Visit to Britain in 1971'. The contributors are leading academics and researchers in the field
Kipling's Japan : collected writings by Hugh Cortazzi( )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kipling visited Japan in 1889 and 1892. No other leading English literary figure of his day spent so long in that country or wrote so fully about it. Kipling's newspaper dispatches from Japan were described by the great Japanologist Basil Han Chamberlain as 'the most graphic even penned by a globetrotter'. These vivid pen-pictures, together with Kipling's other writings about Japan, are now collected by Sir Hugh Cortazzi and George Webb, carefully edited with an introduction and Notes. First published in 1988, this title is part of the Bloomsbury Academic Collections series
Victorians in Japan : in and around the treaty ports by Hugh Cortazzi( )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of impressions, 'snapshots' and anecdotes, this collection of vignettes conveys vividly what it was like to be a foreigner in Japan in Victorian times. The focus is upon Tokyo, Osaka, Kobe, Yokohama, Nagasaki and the other Treaty ports and their vicinity. This amusing and evocative book throws a revealing light both upon the Victorian experience of Japan and upon Japan itself. First published in 1987, this title is part of the Bloomsbury Academic Collections series
Britain & Japan : biographical portraits. Vol. 4 by Hugh Cortazzi( )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 Anglo-Japanese relations. The appearance of this volume brings the number of portraits published to over 100
The Japanese achievement : a short history of Japan and its culture by Hugh Cortazzi( Book )

15 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A diplomat's wife in Japan : sketches at the turn of the century by Hugh Fraser( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern Japan : a concise survey by Hugh Cortazzi( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Hugh Cortazzi, a former British Ambassador to Japan and writer on Japan and its history, gives in this book the basic facts about modern Japan which an intelligent person visiting Japan or going to live there for the first time is likely to want to have at his/her fingertips. After a brief review of Japan's geography, language and people and a summary of its history and culture, Sir Hugh sets out the essential information about the structure of Japan's government and institutions
Mitford's Japan : the memoirs and recollections, 1866-1906, of Algernon Bertram Mitford, the first Lord Redesdale by Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford Redesdale( Book )

15 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isles of gold : antique maps of Japan by Hugh Cortazzi( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britain and Japan by Hugh Cortazzi( )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume of leading figures in the history of Anglo-Japanese relations offers a classic menu of personalities, themes and events. Subects treated include horse breeding and horse-racing, the Japanese influence on British architects, the beginnings of golf in Japan and Japanese gardeners in Britain
Japan and the graphic : complete record of reported events, 1870-1899 by Terry Bennett( )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Launched in December 1869 in direct competition to The Illustrated London News(ILN). As with the ILN, this complementary one-stop reference volume brings together the complete archive of all reports, features, illustrations and incidental commentaries relating to Japan from the first report of 5 February 1870 to its concluding report on 16 December 1899. This volume of 400 pages includes an 8-page plate section featuring a selection of The Graphic's colour printing relating to Japan and a full cross-referenced Index by J.E. Hoare
The growing power of Japan, 1967-1972 : analysis and assessments from John Pilcher and the British Embassy, Tokyo by John Pilcher( )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britain and Japan, 1859-1991 : themes and personalities by Hugh Cortazzi( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britain & Japan : biographical portraits by Hugh Cortazzi( )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britain & Japan : biographical portraits( Book )

in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Willis in Japan, 1862-1877 : British medical pioneer by Hugh Cortazzi( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a fascinating account of the fifteen years spent in Japan by William Willis, a British medical pioneer. Quite apart from the importance of his reports on medical practice and the spread of Western medicine, Dr Willis, who worked with the British Legation until 1868, was also a notable eye-witness to many historic occasions. Dr Willis's letters to his family in Ireland are quoted extensively. First published in 1985, this title is part of the Bloomsbury Academic Collections series."--Bloomsbury Publishing
Japanese studies in Britain : a survey and history by Hugh Cortazzi( )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British envoys in Japan, 1859-1972 by Hugh Cortazzi( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen Blacker, scholar of Japanese religion, myth and folkelore : writing and reflections by Carmen Blacker( )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen Blacker was an outstanding scholar of Japanese culture, known internationally for her writings on religion, myth and folklore -- her most notable work being The Catalpa Bow: A Study of Shamanistic Practices in Japan. This volume contains a wide selection of writings in celebration of her work, including contributions from Donald Keene, Ben-Ami Shillony and Peter Kornicki, together with various essays and papers by Carmen Blacker herself that have hitherto not been widely available. Importantly, the volume contains significant extracts from the author's diaries over a period of more than forty years, together with a plate section drawn from the her extensive photographic archive. This volume offers a rare opportunity to gain such a close insight into an author's life and work
Japan experiences : fifty years, one hundred views : post-war Japan through British eyes 1945-2000 by Hugh Cortazzi( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This unique volume comprising writings and memoirs covering the half century since the end of the Pacific War, offers the reader a fascinating and remarkable collection of personal experiences of Japan across a wide spectrum
 
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Alternative Names
Cortazzi, Henry Arthur Hugh.

Cortazzi, Henry Arthur Hugh 1924-

Hugh Cortazzi diplomaat uit Verenigd Koninkrijk

Hugh Cortazzi diplomate britannique

Hugh Cortazzi diplomático británico

Hyū Kōtattsi 1924-

Kōtattsi, Hyū

Kōtattsi, Hyū 1924-

コータッツィ, ヒュー

コータッツィ, ヒュー 1924-

ヒュー・コータッツィ

ヒュー・コータッツィ 1924-

休·科塔茲

Languages
English (230)

Japanese (9)