The Diaries and Letters of Sir Ernest Mason Satow (1843-1929): A Scholar-Diplomat in East Asia

The Diaries and Letters of Sir Ernest Mason Satow (1843-1929): A Scholar-Diplomat in East Asia

By: Sir Ernest Satow (author), Ian C. Ruxton (contributor), Ian C. Ruxton (volume_editor)Hardback

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Early life and upbringing: early life in London; promising scholar; University College, London; China. Early years in Japan: from Shogunate to Meiji; first home leave; Sidmouth, Germany. Japan, 1870-83: second home leave; Eitaro - first son; Hisayoshi - second son; Satow awarded CMG; third home leave. The wilderness years, 1884-94: Siam, visits to Japan; Italy, Spain, Portugal, Oxford; confirmed in Anglican faith; Uruguay, Morocco; awarded KCMG. Japan, 1895-1900: minister to Japan; home leave. China, 1900-06: minister to China, home leave, awarded GCMG; leave China, last visit to Japan, Privy Councillor. Retirement, 1907-29: British member, Court of Arbitration, The Hague; plenipotentiary at Second Place Conference, The Hague; Beaumont House, Japanese family (Takedas); death; postscripts and final assessment. Appendices: list of Sir Ernest Satow's publications; Satow family tree; important dates; Japanese prime ministers and cabinets; British ministers to Japan; British prime ministers; British foreign secretaries; under secretaries of State and Foreign Affairs mentioned in the texts.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773482487
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 532
  • ID: 9780773482487
  • ISBN10: 0773482482

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