Heroes and Friends: Behind the Scenes of the Treaty of Portsmouth

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Peter E. Randall Publisher, 2005 - History - 120 pages
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A unique look at the events and people involved in the background of the Portsmouth Peace Conference held in August 1905, which resulted in the end of the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-05. Profiled in this book are several individuals who had a profound impact on both War and the peace conference.

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Nakanishi graduated from Sophia University in Tokyo with MA in Comparative Culture, translated for Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan, and taught Kanagawa University. Published books are on Townsend Harris (1993), Dorothy Wayman (1998), Edward Sylvester Morse (2002), and several co-authored books. The books and articles are written in Japanese.

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