# of Pages
5.2 x 7.5"
The Mikado's Empire
A History of Japan from the Age of Gods to the Meiji Era (660 BC - AD 1872) (Out of Print)
In its day the most popular book on the then-mysterious nation of Japan, this volume covers the history and culture of Japan from the earliest times to the Meiji Restoration of 1868.
About the Author(s)
William Elliot Griffis
An American orientalist, Congregational minister, lecturer, and prolific author. He was an English and Latin language tutor for Tarō Kusakabe, a young samurai from the province of Echizen (part of modern Fukui).