Pioneer in Yokohama A Dutchman's Adventures in the New Treaty Port

ISBN-10: 1603848363

ISBN-13: 9781603848367

Edition: 2012

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In relating the story of his life on the island of Deshima and in the port of Yokohama during the late 1850s, Dutch merchant C T Assendelft de Coningh provides both an unprecedented eyewitness account of daily life in the Japanese treaty ports and a unique perspective on the economic, military, and political forces the Western imperial powers brought to bear on newly opened Japan. A general Introduction provides essential historical and cultural background as well as a brief biography of De Coningh; substantial footnotes explain those terms, names, and cultural references that may be unfamiliar to modern readers. Thirteen illustrations are included, as are a chronology of events, a bibliography, and an index.
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/15/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Martha Chaiklin is Assistant Professor of History, University of Pittsburgh.

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