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A Boy of Old Japan

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A Boy of Old Japan by Robert Van Bergen; Illustrated with original Japanese Color Pictures, 1901. This book is a true history of the Japanese Genro, or "Statesmen of Revolutionary Times," written by an American who lived and work with the characters involved. The heroes include several clan leaders who put aside their own rivalries to overthrow the Tokugawa government, restore the emperors, and expel the hated foreigners. They succeeded in overthrowing the Shogunate, but soon realized that they could not beat the western powers, and instead committed to modernizing Japan. A Boy of Old Japan is the true life story of one of the Choshiu samurai who led the rebellion against the Tokugawa government in 1868. Although the subject himself was not personally acquainted with Van Bergen, many of the other characters in the book were well known to the author. It is an insightful account of one of the most important periods of Japanese history. Bergen was one of the first American... More > scholars to study in Japan.< Less
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Product Details

ISBN
9781300537045
Edition
2013
Published
April 1, 2013
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
4.5 MB

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