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Sir Harry Parkes : British Representative in Japan 1865-1883 - Gordon Daniels

Sir Harry Parkes

British Representative in Japan 1865-1883

Hardcover Published: 23rd September 1996
ISBN: 9781873410363
Number Of Pages: 239

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Parkes ruled the British legation to Meiji Japan with a commitment to work and the construction of a civilian Japan which aroused profound admiration and irritation among both Westerners and Japanese. First major study of Parkes since the Dickens/Lane-Poole 'Life' of 1894.

The Formative Years (1828-65)p. 1
Anglo-Japanese Relations: The Background (1853-65)p. 16
Bakumatsu (1865-67)p. 30
The Country at War (1868-69)p. 70
The Beginning of Reconstruction (1869-71)p. 96
Home Away From Home (1871-73)p. 117
The New Japan: Restive and Adventurous (1873-74)p. 136
Korea and Kagoshima (1875-77)p. 152
Diplomacy by Other Means (1878-79)p. 169
Honoured and Reviled (1880-81)p. 181
Japan Rebuffed, Parkes Promoted (1882-83)p. 191
Postscriptp. 204
Notesp. 207
Bibliographyp. 223
Indexp. 233
1. Mid-nineteenth Century China
2. Nineteenth Century East Asia
3. Japan in the late Nineteenth Century
4. Major han in late Tokugawa Japan
5. Nineteenth Century Korea
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ISBN: 9781873410363
ISBN-10: 1873410360
Series: Meiji Japan Series, No 2
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 239
Published: 23rd September 1996
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 1

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