American missionaries, Christian oyatoi, and Japan, 1859-73 (Book, 2009) []
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American missionaries, Christian oyatoi, and Japan, 1859-73

Author: A Hamish Ion
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2009.
Series: Asian religions and society series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Investigates the impact of American Protestant missions on modern Japan and Japanese-American relations.


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Church history
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Hamish Ion
ISBN: 9780774816472 0774816473 0774816481 9780774816489
OCLC Number: 404613481
Language Note: Includes some text in Japanese.
Description: xxiv, 410 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Beginnings in Bakumatsu Japan --
Hoping for change --
In the midst of restoration --
Persecution --
Overseas students --
Teaching in the provinces and in Tokyo --
Reinforcements and new beginnings --
The Yokohama band.
Series Title: Asian religions and society series.
Responsibility: Hamish Ion.


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Indispensable read for any scholar of the Meiji era or Christianity in Japan. -- Jim Hommes, University of Pittsburgh * Japanese Journal of Religious Studies, 37/1 *

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