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List of Sir Ernest Satow's General Correspondence from 1906 to 1927 By Ian Ruxton
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A list of the almost 1,400 letters held in Sir Ernest Satow's General Correspondence files (1906-1927) at the National Archives of the UK. They are mostly addressed to Satow in retirement but there... More > are also some copies of letters from him. This listing, published for the first time, is intended to assist researchers and scholars by giving them an overview of the extensive collection of this most meticulous of diplomats.< Less
The Diaries of Sir Ernest Satow, 1912-1920 - Volume One (1912-1916) By Ian Ruxton
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The distinguished diplomat Sir Ernest Satow's retirement began in 1906 and continued until his death in 1929. From 1907 he settled in the small town of Ottery St. Mary in rural Devon. He was very... More > active, serving as a British delegate at the Second Hague Peace Conference in 1907 and on various committees related to church, missionary and other more local affairs: he was a magistrate and chairman of the Urban District Council. He had a very wide social circle of family, friends and former colleagues, with frequent distinguished visitors. He produced two seminal books: 'A Guide to Diplomatic Practice' (1917, now in its seventh revised edition and referred to as 'Satow') and 'A Diplomat in Japan' (1921). The latter is highly evaluated as a rare foreigner's view of the years leading to the Meiji Restoration of 1868. These two volumes are part of a series of Satow's diaries and letters edited by Ian Ruxton. Maps and photographs are in both volumes. The index is in Volume Two. This is the first-ever publication.< Less
Letters from a Father to his Sons By Sohail Hussain
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The book is a compilation of letters that the author wrote to his sons after his retirement from the diplomatic service of his country. They are unstructured and contain some random thoughts that the... More > author has written about. The other writings are autobiographical accounts of his personal life during service in different countries in various continents that he served in. They are about experiences of diplomatic life in these countries and touch upon contemporary politics only in passing.< Less
Letters from a Father to his Sons By Sohail Hussain
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The book is a compilation of letters that the author wrote to his sons after his retirement from the diplomatic service of his country. They are unstructured and contain some random thoughts that the... More > author has written about. The other writings are autobiographical accounts of his personal life during service in different countries in various continents that he served in. They are about experiences of diplomatic life in these countries and touch upon contemporary politics only in passing.< Less
The Diaries of Sir Ernest Satow, 1921-1926 - Volume One (1921-1923) By Ian Ruxton (ed.)
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The distinguished diplomat Sir Ernest Satow's retirement began in 1906 and continued until his death in August 1929. From 1907 he settled in the small town of Ottery St. Mary in rural East Devon,... More > England. He was very active, serving as a British delegate at the Second Hague Peace Conference in 1907 and on various committees related to church, missionary and other more local affairs: he was a magistrate and chairman of the Urban District Council. He had a very wide social circle of family, friends and former colleagues, with frequent distinguished visitors. He produced two seminal books: A Guide to Diplomatic Practice (1917, now in its seventh revised edition and referred to as 'Satow') and A Diplomat in Japan (1921). The latter is highly evaluated as a rare foreigner's view of the years leading to the Meiji Restoration of 1868. This book in two volumes is the last in a series of Satow's diaries edited by Ian Ruxton. This is the first-ever publication.< Less
The Diaries of Sir Ernest Satow, 1921-1926 - Volume Two (1924-1926) By Ian Ruxton (ed.)
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The distinguished diplomat Sir Ernest Satow's retirement began in 1906 and continued until his death in August 1929. From 1907 he settled in the small town of Ottery St. Mary in rural East Devon,... More > England. He was very active, serving as a British delegate at the Second Hague Peace Conference in 1907 and on various committees related to church, missionary and other more local affairs: he was a magistrate and chairman of the Urban District Council. He had a very wide social circle of family, friends and former colleagues, with frequent distinguished visitors. He produced two seminal books: A Guide to Diplomatic Practice (1917, now in its seventh revised edition and referred to as 'Satow') and A Diplomat in Japan (1921). The latter is highly evaluated as a rare foreigner's view of the years leading to the Meiji Restoration of 1868. This book in two volumes is the last in a series of Satow's diaries edited by Ian Ruxton. This is the first-ever publication.< Less
The Diaries of Sir Ernest Satow, 1912-1920 - Volume Two (1917-1920) By Ian Ruxton (ed.)
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The second volume of Sir Ernest Satow's diaries, 1912-1920 sees the publication of his seminal 'Guide to Diplomatic Practice' in 1917, and preparations for the publication of 'A Diplomat in Japan' in... More > 1921, while he continues to lead a very full and active life in Ottery St. Mary, Devon. This volume includes the index to both volumes, maps and photographs of the town. The foreword by T.G. Otte, bibliography and Satow family tree are in Volume One. This is the first publication of a unique insight into rural England in the early 20th century.< Less
The Diaries of Sir Ernest Satow, 1912-1920 - Volume Two (1917-1920) By Ian Ruxton
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The second volume of Sir Ernest Satow's diaries, 1912-1920 sees the publication of his seminal 'Guide to Diplomatic Practice' in 1917, and preparations for the publication of 'A Diplomat in Japan' in... More > 1921, while he continues to lead a very full and active life in Ottery St. Mary, Devon. This volume includes the index to both volumes, maps and photographs of the town. The foreword by T.G. Otte, bibliography and Satow family tree are in Volume One. This is a world first publication.< Less
The Diaries of Sir Ernest Satow, 1906-1911 By Ian Ruxton (ed.)
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The diaries begin with Satow's journey home from his last diplomatic post in China. He travels via Japan, Hawaii, mainland United States and the Atlantic to Liverpool. In 1907 he attends the Second... More > Hague Peace Conference as Britain's second delegate. He settles with some ease into rural life in Devon, keeping busy with local commitments as a magistrate, supporter of missionaries etc. and launching a major new career as a scholar of international law.< Less
The Entrepreneurial Ben Franklin - Third Edition By James Charles Bouffard, Psy.D., Ph.D.
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Starting with little but his native talent, Ben Franklin rose from insolvency to success in such a short span, few of us realize his progress was more a struggle in his time than for us today. With... More > sheer determination did he conquer his debasement, and an obsessive fear of failure, to retire one of the wealthiest businessmen in Philadelphia, extending to a distinguished career as a scientist, statesman and diplomat... Informative and entertaining, this well researched and written work also includes his inventions and civic accomplishments, along with his personal life and thoughts. Illustrated with period drawings, artwork and paintings. Easy indexing.< Less

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