Mirror in the Shrine: American Encounters with Meiji Japan

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Harvard University Press, Jan 1, 1988 - History - 315 pages
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Based on the travels of Griffis, Morse, and Hearn in the late 1800s, these stories evoke the immediacy of daily experience in Meiji, Japan, a nation still feudal in many of its habits yet captivating to Westerners for its gentleness, beauty, and pure charm. Illustrated.

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Robert A. Rosenstone is Professor of History, California Institute ofTechnology, and author of "Mirror in the Shrine: American Encounters with Meiji Japan" and "Romantic Revolutionary: A Biography of John Reed" (both from Harvard).

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