Britain and Japan Vol II: Biographical Portraits

Britain and Japan Vol II: Biographical Portraits

by Ian Nish

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781134246779
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/18/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 400
File size: 723 KB

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