Sir Harry Parkes, British Representative in Japan, 1865-83
Psychology Press, 1996 - Diplomats - 239 pages
Parkes ruled the British legation to Meiji Japan with a commitment to work and the construction of a civilian Japan which aroused profound admiration and irritation among both Westerners and Japanese. First major study of Parkes since the Dickens/Lane-Poole 'Life' of 1894.
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