Author Results for Ian Nish

Book Review – ‘Empires on the Waterfront: Japan’s ports and power, 1858–1899’ by Ian Nish

By Ian Nish

Dr Phipps gives us a well-researched monograph on a subject which has been much neglected in western literature and frequently misunderstood. Using a wide range of Japanese newspapers, both national and local, and British and Japanese archives, she has provided insights into the mysteries of Japanese government trading policy and locally into the ambitions of […] Read More

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