This book will appeal to specialists in modern Japanese studies,
international relations, Christian missions, and anyone interested in
exploring the impact of the United States on modern state formation in
Hamish Ion is a professor of history at the Royal Military College of Canada.
Introduction 1 Beginnings in Bakumatsu Japan 2 Hoping for Change 3 In the Midst of a Restoration 4 Persecution 5 Overseas Students 6 Teaching in the Provinces and in Tokyo 7 Reinforcements and New Beginnings 8 The Yokohama Band Conclusion Appendices Notes Bibliography Index