Japan and The Illustrated London News: Complete Record of Reported Events, 1853-1899

Japan and The Illustrated London News: Complete Record of Reported Events, 1853-1899

by Brill

Hardcover

$236.00

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781901903263
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 09/28/2006
Pages: 394
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 11.81(h) x (d)

About the Author

Terry Bennett is a specialist in early photography of the Far East, with expert knowledge of the photographic pioneers who first explored the world in the late nineteenth century. He is the co-author of Japan: Caught in Time (1995) and author of Early Japanese Images (1996), Korea:Caught in Time (1997), Photography in Japan 1853-1912 (2006), Old Japanese Photographs: Collector’s Data Guide (2006) and has lectured and published many articles on related topics.

Sir Hugh Cortazzi was British Ambassador to Japan, 1980-84, and Chairman of the Japan Society, 1985-95. His many books include Isles of Gold: Antique Maps of Japan (1983), The Japanese Achievement (1990), his memoir Japan and Back and Places Elsewhere (1998), and most recently The Thames and I (as translator, 2005). He is also the editor of several volumes of Britain and Japan: Biographical Portraits and British Envoys in Japan, 1859-1972.
J.E. Hoare completed a long career in the British diplomatic service as chargé d’affaires in Pyongyang (2001-2) and has published widely on Korea and Japan, including Japan’s Treaty Ports and Foreign Settlements (1994), Embassies in the East (1999) most recently (with Susan Pares) North Korea in the 21st Century (2005) and A Political and Economic Dictionary of East Asia (2005).

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