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
The classic historical account of Japan’s first encounters with the West.
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.
5.25 x 7.5"
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About the Author(s)
Sir Ernest Satow
In his retirement he wrote A Guide to Diplomatic Practice, now known as 'Satow's Guide to Diplomatic Practice' – this manual is widely used today, and has been updated several times by distinguished diplomats, notably Lord Gore-Booth.