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British envoys in Japan

Author: Hugh Cortazzi
Publisher: Folkestone, Kent : Global Oriental, 2004.
Series: Embassies of Asia series, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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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: Biographie
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Cortazzi
ISBN: 1901903516 9781901903515
OCLC Number: 249167170
Description: XII, 352 S : Ill.
Contents: Preface; PART I: The Early Pioneers, 1859-1900; Introduction; 1 SIR RUTHERFORD ALCOCK. Minister to Japan, 1859-62; 2 LT COLONEL ST JOHN NEALE. Charge d'Affaires at Edo/Yokohama, 1862-64; 3 ALCOCK RETURNS TO JAPAN, 1864; 4 SIR HARRY PARKES. Minister to Japan, 1865-83; 5 SIR FRANCIS PLUNKETT. Minister to Japan, 1884-87; 6 HUGH FRASER. Minister to Japan, 1889-94; 7 POWER HENRY LE POER TRENCH. Minister to Japan, 1894-95; 8 SIR ERNEST SATOW. Minister to Japan, 1895-1900; PART II: From the Alliance to Estrangement, 1900-1941; Introduction; 9 SIR CLAUDE MACDONALD. Minister and First Ambassador to Japan, 1900-12; 10 SIR WILLIAM CONYNGHAM GREEN. Ambassador to Japan, 1912-19; 11 SIR CHARLES ELIOT. Ambassador to Japan, 1919-25; 12 SIR JOHN TILLEY. Ambassador to Japan, 1926-31; 13 SIR FRANCIS LINDLEY. Ambassador to Japan, 1931-34; 14 SIR ROBERT CLIVE. Ambassador to Japan, 1934-37; 15 SIR ROBERT CRAIGIE. Ambassador to Japan, 1937-41; PART III: The Post-war Years, 1945-1972; Introduction; 16 SIR ALVARY GASCOIGNE IN JAPAN, 1946-51; 17 SIR ESLER DENING. Ambassador to Japan, 1951-57; 18 SIR DANIEL LASCELLES. Ambassador to Japan, 1957-59; 19 SIR OSCAR MORLAND. Ambassador to Japan, 1959-63; 20 SIR FRANCIS RUNDALL. Ambassador to Japan, 1963-67; 21 SIR JOHN PILCHER. Ambassador to Japan, 1967-72; PART lV: Scholar Diplomats and Consuls; Introduction; 22 SIR ERNEST MASON SATOW IN JAPAN, 1873-84; 23 WILLIAM GEORGE ASTON AND JAPAN, 1870-88; 24 JOHN HARRINGTON GUBBINS. An 'Old Japan Hand', 1871-1908; 25 SIR GEORGE SANSOM. Pre-eminent Diplomat and Historian; 26 BRITAIN'S JAPAN CONSULAR SERVICE, 1859-1941; APPENDIXES: I THE BRITISH BOMBARDMENT OF KAGOSHIMA, 1863, Admiral Sir L. Kuper and Lt Colonel Neale; II THE NAVAL AND MILITARY ACTION AT SHIMONOSEKI; III SIR ESLER DENING'S VALEDICTORY DESPATCH 24 April 1957; IV 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); V INDEX AND BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS OF DIPLOMATIC NAMES ASSOCIATED WITH JAPAN; Part 1: Biographical details of selected members of the Diplomatic Service and Japan Consular Service who served in Japan 1859-1945; Part 2: Ex-Japan Consular Service officers who attained at Least Counsellor rank in the post-war Foreign (from 1966 Diplomatic) Service; Part 3: List of Japanese Language Officers who served at Tokyo between 1946 and 1972 and attained senior rank; Part 4: 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; Note; Index
Series Title: Embassies of Asia series, 1.
Responsibility: The Japan Society. Comp. and ed. by Hugh Cortazzi.

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