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5.25 x 7.5"
A Diplomat in Japan
The Inner History of the Critical Years in the Evolution of Japan When the Ports Were Opened and the Monarchy Restored
Based on the author’s detailed diary, personal encounters, and keen memory, this book is a record of the inner history of the critical years of social and political upheaval that accompanied Japan’s first encounters with the West around the time of the Meiji Restoration.