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Britain and Japan Vol II

Biographical Portraits

By Ian Nish

Routledge – 1997 – 400 pages

Series: Japan Library

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    978-1-873410-62-2
    February 16th 1997

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This second collection under the 'Biographical Portraits' title, incorporates a further 20 studies of key personalities, including Edmund Morel, pioneer railway builder in Meiji Japan, Alexander Shand, an important figure in the development of Japanese banking, Lafcadio Hearn, the great interpreter of Japanese culture, Rev. Dr. John Batchelor whose work with the Ainu people of northern Japan is legendary and, more recently, Shigeru Yoshida, Japan's first post-war prime minister and Christmas Humphreys, founder of the Buddhist Society.

Name: Britain and Japan Vol II: Biographical Portraits (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Ian Nish. This second collection under the 'Biographical Portraits' title, incorporates a further 20 studies of key personalities, including Edmund Morel, pioneer railway builder in Meiji Japan, Alexander Shand, an important figure in the...
Categories: Asian Culture & Society, Asian History, Japanese Culture & Society, Japanese History, Asian Studies