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Townsend Harris, first American envoy in Japan

by William Elliot Griffis

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin and Company in Boston, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Harris, Townsend, 1804-1878,
    • Japan -- History,
    • Japan -- History -- Restoration, 1853-1870,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Japan,
    • Japan -- Foreign relations -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William Elliot Griffis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS881.3 .G8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 351 p.
      Number of Pages351
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6942293M
      LC Control Number04017023
      OCLC/WorldCa1382408

      The Establishment of the College of the City of New York as the Free Academy in Townsend Harris Founder. New York: Associate Alumni, Crow, Carl. He Opened the Door to Japan: Townsend Harris and the story of his amazing adventures in establishing American relations with the Far East. New York: Harper, Townsend Harris negotiated the "Treaty of Amity and Commerce" (painted in by James Bogle).. The Convention of Kanagawa mediated by Commodore Perry was a primary step to a rather forced extension of American influence in Japan. However, most problems that the Tokugawa Shogunate faced came from a division within the country between those who favored opening to the West .

      Townsend Harris: First American Envoy in Japan. Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, Print. This book gave us insights into the negotiations for the Harris Treaty through the journal of the first American consul in Japan himself. His actions, which officially opened portsFile Size: KB. American National Biography Vol. New York, New York: Oxford , p. Auslin, Michael R. (). Negotiating with Imperialism: The Unequal Treaties and the Culture of Japanese Diplomacy. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. ISBN ; OCLC Griffis, William Elliott. Townsend Harris: First American Envoy in Japan.

      Author of The Complete Journal of Townsend Harris, The Complete Journal Of Townsend Harris, and Memorial of Townsend Harris, J.S. Bosworth, John L. Mason, Committee of the Board of Education, of the City of New-York, Praying That an ACT Be Passed Authorizing the Board to Establish a Free Academy, in That City/5(5). Although the nonfiction book should be full of definite facts, the author can add some emotions to make this memoir or chronic and not so bored. Townsend Harris, First American Envoy in Japan. Griffis, William Elliot, Townsend Harris, First American Envoy in J by Griffis, William Elliot, 10 / Transactions. Illinois.


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