By C.T. Assendelft de Coningh,Martha Chaiklin
In referring to the tale of his lifestyles at the island of Deshima and within the port of Yokohama through the overdue 1850s, Dutch service provider C. T. Assendelft de Coningh presents either an exceptional eyewitness account of lifestyle within the eastern treaty ports and a distinct standpoint at the monetary, army, and political forces the Western imperial powers dropped at endure on newly opened Japan.
A common creation offers crucial ancient and cultural history in addition to a quick biography of De Coningh; large footnotes clarify these phrases, names, and cultural references which may be strange to trendy readers. 13 illustrations are incorporated, as are a chronology of occasions, a bibliography, and an index.
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A Pioneer in Yokohama: A Dutchman's Adventures in the New Treaty Port (Hackett Classics) by C.T. Assendelft de Coningh,Martha Chaiklin