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Britain and Japan: Biographical Portraits - Vol. VIII

Britain and Japan: Biographical Portraits - Vol. VIII
Edited by Sir Hugh Cortazzi
The Japan Society and Global Oriental Publishing (2013)
ISBN-13: 9789004246027

This eighth edition of the Britain & Japan: Biographical Portraits series, published in 2013, contains fifty-two biographical essays from forty different contributors relating to the influential individuals in Anglo-Japanese relations from the Meiji period to the present day. Structured accordingly, this edition deals with personalities involved in fields including: Politicians and Officials; Lawyers; Artists; Art Collectors and Art Dealers; Potters and Garden Designers; Writers; Music, Sport and Media; Scholars; and Other Notable Individuals.

Compiled and edited by former ambassador to Japan and former chairman of the Japan Society Sir Hugh Cortazzi, this edition features contributors including Jason James (Director General of the Daiwa Foundation) and Norita Kubota (Professor at Otsuma Women’s University – Tokyo). In addition, this 8th volume features two appendices relating to Japanese correspondence with The Times newspaper and relevant publications from the Satow Papers.


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