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Commodore Mathew Perry And The Perry Expedition To Japan (The Library Of American Lives And Times)

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U.S. naval officer Commodore Matthew Perry journeyed to Japan in 1853-54 on behalf of the U.S. government. Perry's mission was to reestablish diplomatic and trade relations with the long-isolated Asian shogun, through force and intimidation if necessary. The American government hoped to exploit the riches of the Far East. Perry's mission was a success, and the United State...more
Hardcover, 112 pages
Published August 1st 2005 by PowerPlus Books (first published January 1st 2005)
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