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Britain & Japan: Biographical Portraits - Vol X
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Britain & Japan: Biographical Portraits - Vol X

ISBN 978-1-898823-44-5

Hugh Cortazzi (ed.)


978-1-898823-44-5 [Symbol]   Hardback [Symbol] 832pp [Symbol] £65.00

June 2016  

E-book:  978-1-898823-46-9 

Importantly, the volume provides a special focus on Angl o-Japanese trade and investment    a major theme  in the history of Anglo-Japanese relations, which is worthy of considerably more exploration. General subject-matter includes Bonsai in Britain, Victorian Novelists in Japan and Britain and the JET Programme.    

The volume is divided into the following sections: Personalities and Entrepreneurs, Writers and Broadcasters, Missionaries, Politicians, Officials and Diplomats, Scholars, Business, Trade and Investment and Culture.  

Also included is an extensive eighteen-page Select Bibliography of Works in English relating to Anglo-Japanese relations, together with a list of works in Japanese.



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Reviewed by Fred Blogs - The Times on 19 Jan 2017

This book is splendid ....