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The imported pioneers : westerners who helped build modern Japan

Author: Alfred Neil Pedlar
Publisher: Sandgate, Folkstone, Kent : Japan Library Ltd., ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Richard Henry Brunton (1841-1901) built Japan's lighthouses, many bridges and their first telegraph line. Richard Francis Trevithick (1845-1913) built Japan's first steam locomotive. Some 20 such  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Neil Pedlar
ISBN: 090440451X 9780904404517
OCLC Number: 25565913
Description: 248 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Discovery of Japan and early adventures; Westerners in the Treaty ports of Japan; Western teachers and technocrats; images of Japan transmitted to the West; equality at last - reactions and consequences.
Responsibility: Neil Pedlar.

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