The Opening of Japan, 1853-1855: A Comparative Study of the American, British, Dutch and Russian Naval Expedition to Compel the Tokugawa Shogunate to Conclude Treaties and Open Ports to Their Ships in the Years 1853-55 (Hardback)William McOmie (author)
Hardback 528 Pages / Published: 22/06/2006
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This study provides a picture of the competition and cooperation, distrust and open hostility of the US, Britain, Holland and Russia involved in their joint enterprise in Japan. It documents the plans and outcomes of each of the four powers' negotiations with Japan. At the same time it provides a fascinating commentary on the way business was done by the Japanese with each country and its representatives.
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 1500 g
Dimensions: 255 x 180 x 35 mm
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