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Author Burke-Gaffney, Brian.

Title Nagasaki : the British experience, 1854-1945 / Brian Burke-Gaffney
Published Kent [England] : Global Oriental, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 288 pages, 32 pages of plates) : illustrations (chiefly color), map
Contents Historical background -- The turbulent first decade -- Obstacles to coexistence -- Life, work and recreation -- Mitsubishi connections -- Japanese wives in fiction and real life -- Golden years -- Downhill to the Second World War -- And in the end -- Gone but not forgotten
Summary "This volume provides the first full-length account in English of British-Japanese interchange in Nagasaki, Japan's closest port to the Asian continent, the only 'open window' to the world during the long period of national seclusion (1641-1859), and victim of an atomic bombing in the summer of 1945"--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-280) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Japan -- Nagasaki-shi.
Great Britain -- History.
Nagasaki-shi (Japan) -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
Nagasaki-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945.
Nagasaki-shi (Japan) -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9004212876 (electronic bk.)
9789004212879 (electronic bk.)