The Japanese Discovery of America: A Brief History with Documents
This brief documentary history chronicles the nineteenth-century (1837-1871) encounters between Japan and the United States that led to the opening of Japanese society to Western influence. An extensive introduction describes American attempts to overturn Japan's long-standing policy of isolation (culminating in the 1853-1854 Perry Expedition) and considers the lasting eff...more
Paperback, 226 pages
Published December 15th 1996 by Bedford/St. Martin's
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