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Britain & Japan : biographical portraits

Author: Ian Nish; James Hoare; Hugh Cortazzi; Japan Society (London, England)
Publisher: Folkestone : Japan Library, ©1994-
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This fourth volume in the Japan Library Biographical Portraits series is devoted to the lives of key people, both British and Japanese, who have made significant contributions to the development of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Nish; James Hoare; Hugh Cortazzi; Japan Society (London, England)
ISBN: 1873410271 9781873410271 187341062X 1873410891 190335014X 9781903350140 1901903486 9781901903485 9781905246335 1905246331 9781873410622 9781873410899
OCLC Number: 70877314
Notes: Vol. 3 edited by J.E. Hoare ; vol. 4-5, 8 edited by Hugh Cortazzi.
Vol. 5-6 published by Global Oriental.
Description: v. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Sir Harry Parkes, 1828-1885 / Hugh Cortazzi --
British journalists in Meiji Japan / James Hoare --
British missionaries in Meiji Japan / Helen Ballhatchet --
'Working at their profession': Japanese engineers in Britain before 1914 / Olive Checkland --
Maejima Hisoka, 1853-1919: founder of Japan's postal system / Janet Hunter --
Isabella Bird, 1831-1904 / Pat Barr --
Minikata Kumagusu, 1867-1941: a genius now recognized / Carmen Blacker --
Armstrong's, vickers and Japan / Marie Conte-Helm --
The silent admiral: Tōgō Heihachirō (1848-1934) and Britain / Kiyoshi Ikeda --
Japan' Adoption of the gold standard and the London money market, 1881-1903: Matsukata, Nakai and Takhashi / Norio Tamaki --
Sir Claude and Lady Ethel MacDonald / Ian Nish --
The Japan-British exhibition of 1910: the Japanese organizers / Ayako Hotta-Lister. (Cont.) 'In one day I have lived many lives': Frank Ashton-Gwatkin, novelist and diplomat, (1889-1976) / Ian Nish --
Yoshio Markino, 1869-1956 / Carmen Blacker --
The Mingei movement and Bernard Leach / Hugh Cortazzi --
Tsuneo Matsudaira, diplomat and courtier (1877-1949) / Ian Nish --
Gordon Munro: ventures in Japanese archaeology and anthropology / Jan Wilkinson --
Sir Robert Craigie as Ambassador to Japan, 1937-1941 / Antony Best --
R.H. Blyth, 1898-1964 / Adrian Pinnington --
Otome and Frank Daniels / Ronald Dore --
Sir Alvary Gascoigne in Japan, 1946-1951 / Peter Lowe --
Split images: occupied Japan through the eyes of British journalists and authors / Roger Buckley.
Other Titles: Britain and Japan : biographical portraits
Responsibility: edited by Ian Nish.
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'All those interested in Britain and Japan over the last 150 years will find something here to inform and entertain them.' - Asian Affairs

 
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