A collection of essays which chronicles the career and works of Japan's self-proclaimed bridge across the Pacific, Nitobe Inazo. He was appointed Under-Secretary of the League of Nations before the Japanese invasion of Manchuria in 1931 led to his downfall.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Maturation: roots, John F. Howes; graduate student and Quaker, Furuya Jun. Part 2 What is a Japanese?: Japan watchers 1905-1931, A. Hamish Ion; bushido - its admirers and its critics, Cyril H. Powles; Philippine bushido, Grant K. Goodman; toward remaking manhood, Donald Roden. Part 3 Japan in the world: colonial theory in pre-war Japan, Miwa Kimitade; the Geneva spirit, Thomas W. Burkman. Part 4 Evaluation: journalism - the last bridge, Sato Masahiro; mediation between cultures, Yuza Ota; the end - 1929-1933, George Oshiro; darkened lanterns in a distant garden, Richard Eldridge Copley.
John F Howes