Nagasaki : the British Experience, 1854-1945.

Following the opening of Japan's ports in 1859, Nagasaki rapidly became one of Japan's leading industrial centres, which included shipbuilding. It has been largely overshadowed by interest in the Meiji settlements of Kobe and Yokohama. Fully illustrated, the value of the work is reinforced...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Burke-Gaffney, Brian
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Leiden : BRILL, 2009.
Table of Contents:
  • Table of Contents; Preface; List of Plates; Map of Japan; 1 Historical Background; 2 The Turbulent First Decade; 3 Obstacles to Coexistence; 4 Life, Work and Recreation; 5 Mitsubishi Connections; 6 Japanese Wives in Fiction and Real Life; 7 Golden Years; 8 Downhill to the Second World War; 9 And in the End; 10 Gone but not Forgotten; Appendix British Consuls and Acting Consuls in Nagasaki, 1859-1941; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Plates.