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

No. Pages: 472
Dimensions: 5.25 x 7.5", 3 b/w illustrations and photos
Format: Digital
Price: US$3.99
ISBN: 9780893469610 (e)
Release Date: 10-Oct-09


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.

Sir Ernest Mason Satow (1843–1929) was a member of the British legation in Tokyo for twenty-one years.