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first Japanese mission to America (1860)

Masakiyo Kanesaburo Yanagawa

first Japanese mission to America (1860)

Being a diary kept by a member of the embassy.

by Masakiyo Kanesaburo Yanagawa

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Published by J. L. Thompson & Co., (Retail) Ltd. in Kobe .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yanagawa, Masakiyo Kanesaburo,
  • Powhatan (frigate; U.S. Navy),
  • Voyages around the world,
  • United States -- Description and travel,
  • Japan -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Title of the original Japanese ms.: Kōkai nikki.

    StatementTranslated into English by Junichi Fukuyama & Roderick H. Jackson. Edited, with an introd., by M.G. Mori.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsFukuyama, Junʼichi., Jackson, Roderick H., Mori, M. G.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 85 p.
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17020440M
    OCLC/WorldCa12567293

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