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A Yankee in Meiji Japan : the crusading journalist Edward H. House

Author: James L Huffman
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work covers 19th-century Japan through the life story of Boston journalist Edward H. House (1836-1901), America's first regular correspondent in Japan. It covers Japan's use of public relations  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Edward Howard House
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James L Huffman
ISBN: 0742526216 9780742526211
OCLC Number: 475002745
Description: xvi, 309 s. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Incident in Yokohama harbor --
The prodigy, 1836-70 --
Japan to 1870, dizzying change --
The newcomer 1870-73 --
Japan 1870-75, consolidating power --
Writing for Japan, 1873-76 --
Japan 1876-81, growing pains --
The Tokio times-"that naughty yankee boy", 1877-80 --
Japan 1881-85, the outsiders --
A change in course, 1880-85 --
Japan 1885-92, imperial constitutionalism --
Interesting times, 1886-92 --
Japan 1893-1901, modernity-and all that meant --
Evening years, 1892-1901 --
Epilogue
Responsibility: James L. Huffman

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This well-written book will not only interest specialists of Japan but will be fascinating reading for anyone interested in history. Highly recommended. * CHOICE * James Huffman's well-written Read more...

 
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