By C.T. Assendelft de Coningh,Martha Chaiklin
In bearing on the tale of his existence at the island of Deshima and within the port of Yokohama through the overdue 1850s, Dutch service provider C. T. Assendelft de Coningh offers either an unparalleled eyewitness account of lifestyle within the jap treaty ports and a different viewpoint at the financial, army, and political forces the Western imperial powers delivered to endure on newly opened Japan.
A basic advent offers crucial ancient and cultural history in addition to a quick biography of De Coningh; enormous footnotes clarify these phrases, names, and cultural references that could be unusual to trendy readers. 13 illustrations are integrated, as are a chronology of occasions, a bibliography, and an index.
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