- first ever facsimile reprint of the leading English newspaper published in Yokohama throughout the Meiji era.
- complete collection provided by Yokohama Archives of History and other institutions.
- playing an important role for the Meiji Japan’s exchange with Western society, it covers not only articles on politics, commerce and economics, but also on the cultural activities of early Japanologists and the Asiatic Society of Japan.
- contributors include George Aston, Ernest Satow, Basil Hall Chamberlain, Lafcadio Hearn, Fenollosa, among others.
Table of Contents
Sample articles from the 1871 issues Army Reform. American Minister on Japan. China. Christian Question. Concert for the Relief of the French Wounded. Corean Expedition. Custom House Administration.Departure of Sir Harry Parkes. Epidemics and How to Avert Them. Fire Engines for Yokohama. Gas Companies. Genji Yume Monogatari. Japanese Newspaper. Japanese Post Office. Japanese Vanity. Hunting Ladies. Letters from Baba Bunyei to Nakamura Tekkei. Memorial of the Protestant Missionaries in China. Morality in Yokohama. Notes on Art. Opening of the Mint. Races. Railway Case. Revision of Treaties. Sericulture in Japan. Silk Question. Tales of Old Japan. Terms of Peace. Trade in China.
BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
- HISTORY / Asia / General
- POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
- SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies