Report from Hokkaido: The Remains of Russian Culture in Northern Japan. signed

By: LENSEN, George Alexander

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LENSEN, George Alexander. Report from Hokkaido: The Remains of Russian Culture in Northern Japan. Hakodate, Japan: The Municipal Library of Hakodate, 1954. Pp. (1), [ii]-xv, (1), 1- 216, with pages uncut at the fore-edge. With 91 illustrations in text. Small 8vo, grey handmade paper covered boards, narroe white paper label laid to front with Japanese characters, black titles to spine. A general history of what remains of Russian culture in Hokkaido, Japan, in particular Hakodate, which was the first northern port openedto the West in the nineteenth century. Includes: I. Remains from the Perio d of Seclusion; Nakagawa Goroji and the introduction of vaccination; Captain Golovnin and the teaching of Russian language and history; Takadaya Kahee, the mediator; II. Remains from the period of the first consulate; The Russian guns in Hakodate Park; Yokoyama Matsusaburo and Western painting; Goshkevich and Tachibana Kosai; Russian medical practice and instruction; Photography; The Russian consulate; The Russian Orthodox Church; Russian language schools and textbooks; Carl Jojann Maximowicz and Natural Science in Hokkaido; Miscellaneous contributuions to Goshkevich; The sending of the first Japanese students to Russia; More Japanese students in Russia; III. Remainsfrom the period of commercial intercourse; Japanese commercial missions to Russia; The Nichiro Fishery Company; IV. Russian literature in Japan; Pers onal reflections; Bibliography. Owner's name expunged with black marker from the top edge, else a very nice copy. Author's signed gift inscription to the first blank. 250.00

Title: Report from Hokkaido: The Remains of Russian Culture in Northern Japan. signed

Author Name: LENSEN, George Alexander

Categories: 41,

Publisher: Municipal Library of Hakodate, 1954,:

Seller ID: 59628

Keywords: JAPAN RUSSIA SIGNED HISTORY CULTURE JAPANESE ,