A Diplomat in Japan

A Diplomat in Japan

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"[...]abandoned. Where the money came from that was thus transferred to the pockets of officials can be best explained by those who are versed in economical questions. For my own part, I cannot look back on that period without shame, and my only excuse, which is perhaps of little worth in the court of history, is that I was at the bottom of the ladder, and received the proportion paid to me by those who were in charge of the business. A few words may be devoted to describing the Yokohama society of those days. There were few ladies in the settlement. Japan was a long way from Europe, with no regular steam communication, and the lives of foreigners were supposed to be not very safe at the hands of the arm-bearing classes. The two[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 22mm | 553g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507507119
  • 9781507507117

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