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British envoys in Japan, 1859-1972

Author: Hugh Cortazzi; Ian Hill Nish; Peter Lowe; J E Hoare; Japan Society (London, England)
Publisher: Folkestone, Kent : Global Oriental, 2004.
Series: Embassies of Asia series, vol. 1.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : Japan Society pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Comprehensive coverage of the diplomatic history in Japan of H.M. Representatives and the events that marked their period of office.

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Genre/Form: Biography
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British envoys in Japan, 1859-1972.
Folkestone, Kent : Global Oriental, 2004
(OCoLC)607163355
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Cortazzi; Ian Hill Nish; Peter Lowe; J E Hoare; Japan Society (London, England)
ISBN: 1901903516 9781901903515
OCLC Number: 55489136
Description: xii, 352 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. The early pioneers, 1859-1900. Introduction --
Sir Rutherford Alcock. Minister to Japan, 1859-62 --
Lt. Colonel St. John Neale. Chargé d'Affaires at Edo/Yokohama, 1862-64 --
Alcock returns to Japan, 1864 --
Sir Harry Parkes. Minister to Japan, 1865-83 --
Sir Francis Plunkett. Minister to Japan, 1884-87 --
Hugh Fraser. Minister to Japan, 1889-94 --
Power Henry Le Poer Trench. Minister to Japan, 1894-95 --
Sir Ernest Satow. Minister to Japan, 1895-1900 --
Pt. 2. From the alliance to estrangement, 1900-1941. Introduction --
Sir Claude MacDonald. Minister and first Ambassador to Japan, 1900-12 --
Sir William Conyngham Green. Ambassador to Japan, 1912-19 --
Sir Charles Eliot. Ambassador to Japan, 1919-25 --
Sir John Tilley. Ambassador to Japan, 1926-31 --
Sir Francis Lindley. Ambassador to Japan, 1931-34 --
Sir Robert Clive. Ambassador to Japan, 1934-37 --
Sir Robert Craigie. Ambassador to Japan, 1937-41 --
Pt. 3. The post-war years, 1945-1972. Introduction --
Sir Alvary Gascoigne in Japan, 1946-51 --
Sir Esler Dening. Ambassador to Japan, 1951-57 --
Sir Daniel Lascelles. Ambassador to Japan, 1957-59 --
Sir Oscar Morland. Ambassador to Japan, 1959-63 --
Sir Francis Rundall. Ambassador to Japan, 1963-67 --
Sir John Pilcher. Ambassador to Japan, 1967-72 --
Pt. 4. Scholar diplomats and consuls. Introduction --
Sir Ernest Mason Satow in Japan, 1873-84 --
William George Aston and Japan, 1870-88 --
John Harrington Gubbins. An 'old Japan hand', 1871-1908 --
Sir George Sansom. Pre-eminent diplomat and historian --
Britain's Japan Consular Service, 1859-1941 --
Appendixes: 1. The British bombardment of Kagoshima, 1863. Admiral Sir L. Kuper and Lt. Colonel Neale --
2. The naval and military action at Shimonoseki --
3. Sir Esler Dening's valedictory despatch 24 April 1957 --
4. Record of a conversation on 6 February 1960 between Richard Storry, Geoffrey Hudson and Sir Esler Dening (Head of Uklim and British ambassador to Japan, 1952-57) --
5. Index and biographical details of diplomatic names associated with Japan: A. Biographical details of selected members of the Diplomatic Service and Japan Consular Service who served in Japan 1859-1945 --
B. Ex-Japan Consular Service officers who attained at least counsellor rank in the post-war Foreign (from 1966 Diplomatic) Service --
C. List of Japanese Language Officers who served at Tokyo between 1946 and 1972 and attained senior rank --
D. Officers who served at Tokyo in the rank of Minister or Counsellor between 1945 and 1972 who were neither former members of the Japan Consular Service nor Japanese Language Officers.
Series Title: Embassies of Asia series, vol. 1.
Responsibility: compiled and edited by Hugh Cortazzi with Ian Nish, Peter Lowe and J.E. Hoare.

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