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ISBN:1903350077
Author: Hugh Cortazzi
ISBN13: 978-1903350072
Title: Mitford's Japan: Memories and Recollections, 1866-1906 (Japan Library Classic Paperbacks)
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Language: English
Category: Humanities
Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (January 10, 2003)
Pages: 338

Mitford's Japan: Memories and Recollections, 1866-1906 (Japan Library Classic Paperbacks) by Hugh Cortazzi



Series: Japan Library Classic Paperbacks. Paperback: 338 pages. ISBN-13: 978-1903350072. Product Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches. Start reading Mitford's Japan on your Kindle in under a minute.

Mitford's Japan by Cortazzi, Hugh. In a lecture to the Japan Society of London on 14 November 1906, entitled 'A tale of old and new Japan', Mitford, by then Lord Redesdale, set out his historical appreciation of the Japan to which he first came in 1866.

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Japan Library, (c)2002. Physical Description: xxix, 307 p. : 1 map, 1 port. 23 cm. Series Statement: Classic paperbacks. General Note: Previous e. London: Athlone, 1985. Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index. The data of catalog based on open source database. All rights are reserved by their owners.

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Building Japan, 1868–1876 (e. Hugh Cortazzi). Folkestone Kent: Japan Library; ISBN 978-1-873-41005-9 (cloth). 1985 – Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford. Mitford's Japan: Memories and Recollections, 1866-1906 (e. London: Athlone Press/Continuum International; ISBN 978-0-485-11275-7 (cloth)) [reprinted by Global Oriental, Folkestone, Kent, 2003

Memories and Recollections, 1866-1906. Publisher: Routledge. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN: 9781134279531, 1134279531. The print version of this textbook is ISBN: 9781903350072, 1903350077.

As the preface to this new edition points out, Mitford (Algernon Bertram, the first Lord Redesdale) was a gifted writer whose descriptions of Japan, during the critical time of transition from a feudal to a modern state in the late nineteenth century, are a testimony to his narrative skills, accuracy and objective reporting - qualities which are sometimes overshadowed by the higher profile given to his contemporary Ernest Satow. Accordingly, this new paperback edition, which makes the Mitford memoirs available to a much wider audience, includes a wide selection of extracts from Mitford's bestselling Tales of Old Japan (1871) - what Mitford, according to Carmen Blacker, perceived as the essence of the Japanese spirit: 'heroic, ruthless, devotedly loyal, bloody and chivalrous'.