The Periodical Press in Treaty-port Japan

The Periodical Press in Treaty-port Japan

Conflicting Reports From Yokohama, 1861-1870

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Munson (Asian studies, Randolph-Macon College, Virginia) surveys the rise and nature of periodical publications in Yokohama during a time when it was becoming Japan's most cosmopolitan city. Pointing out the invariably multicultural characteristics of the endeavors, he discusses Joseph Heco and the Kaigai Shinbun, Bankoku Shinbunshi and Yokohama Shinpo Moshiogusa, Albert W. Hansard and the Japan Herald, Charles Wirgman and the Japan Punch, and The Strange Case of "Fisher vs. Rickerby". Global Oriental is an imprint of Brill. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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In The Periodical Press in Treaty-Port Japan, Munson offers an analytical survey of English- and Japanese-language print media published in the ‘treaty port’ of Yokohama during the tumultuous final decade of the Tokugawa shogunate.
In The Periodical Press in Treaty-Port Japan, Munson offers an analytical survey of English- and Japanese-language print media published in the ‘treaty port’ of Yokohama during the tumultuous final decade of the Tokugawa shogunate.

Publisher: Leiden : Global Oriental, 2013
ISBN: 9789004243132
9004243135
9004233652
9789004233652
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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