Japan Encounters the Barbarian
Japanese Travellers in America and Europe
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Japan Encounters the Barbarian by W. G. Beasley
Book DescriptionIn this book a distinguished historian of Japan discusses Japan's "cultural borrowing" from America and Europe. W.G. Beasley focuses on the mid-nineteenth century, when Japan's rulers dispatched diplomatic missions to the West to discover what Japan needed to learn, sent students to learn it, and invited foreign experts to Japan to help put the knowledge to practical use.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780300063240
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1995
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author W. G. Beasley
Japanese Imperialism, 1894-1945, Paperback (April 1991)» View all books by W. G. Beasley
A study of the origins and nature of Japanese imperialism from the Sino-Japanese War until its collapse following World War II. The author describes how Japan's aims were influenced by growing industrialization and its experience of Western imperialism.
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