The Japan Weekly Mail, Series I: 1870–1894, Pt. 5: 1890–1894 (14-vol. set)  book cover
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The Japan Weekly Mail, Series I: 1870–1894, Pt. 5: 1890–1894 (14-vol. set)

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ISBN 9784861660245
Published December 17, 2009 by Routledge
2700 Pages

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Book Description

This is the fifth part of the facsimile reprint series of the leading English newspaper published in Yokohama throughout the Meiji era. It represents a complete collection, provided by the Yokohama Archives of History and other institutions. Playing an important role for Meiji Japan’s exchange with western society, the journal contains articles on politics, commerce, and economics, and also on the cultural activities of early Japanologists and the Asiatic Society of Japan. Contributors include George Aston, Ernest Satow, Basil Hall Chamberlain, F. V. Dickins, Henry Dyer, William Anderson, Lafcadio Hearn and many others. It is an indispensable primary source for any scholar of Modern Japan.

Table of Contents

cONTENTS (Sample articles from the 1890 issues)

A Dictionary of Japanese Law Terms

A Much-married Man

Affairs in Korea

Amalgamation of Political Parties

Asiatic Society of Japan

Changes in Local Government

Count Itagaki’s Political Influence

Cruelty to Animals in Japan

Education in 1889

Inauguration of the Leper Hospital at Koyama

Japan Becoming Famous

Japan in Their Dealings with Foreigners

Japanese Emigration to Hawaii

Japanese Foreign Trade in 1889

Kano Hogai

M. Boissonade’s Reply to the Objectors

Maruyama Okyo

Messrs. Shibusawa and Iwasaki

Missions in Japan

Mr. Lowder and Treaty Revision

Mr. Osaki Yukio and the New Cabinet

Mr. Sonoda Kokichi on British Trade

New Edition of "The Light of Asia"

Nippon Onagaku Kwai

Postal Saving Banks in Japan

Professor E. Fenollossa

Professor Toyama on Current Educational Methods

Proposed Honours to the Pioneers of Western Learning

Pugilistic Females

Railways in Japan

Red Cross Society of Japan

Religious Government in Japan

Reminiscences of a Japanese Art Studio of Former Days


Silk in 1889

Sir Edwin Arnold and the Satsuma Rebellion

Subsidy to Tea Exporters

The "Aikoku-koto" Party 

The "Kirin" Beer at the Industrial Exhibition

The "Kokumin-no-Tomo"

The 11th National Bank and the Mitsubishi

The Bank of Japan and the Present Financial Depression

The Bible of the Church

The Complete Bible in Japanese

The Famine Relief Funds

The Influenza Epidemic

The Japanese in California

The Japanese in Korea

The Koto Chiu Gakko Affair

The Meiji Art Association

The Nationalistic Movement in Japan

The New Journalism

The Other Side of the Treaty Negotiations with Japan

The Photograph Family

The Photographic Society of Japan

The Progress of Science during the Past Twenty Years

The Question of Prostitution

The Riukiu Islands

The Seismological Society of Japan

The Stock Market

The Tendency of Japanese Christianity

The Third National Exhibition

The Yokosuka Outrage

The Yotsuya Ghost

Watanabe Kazan

Yokohama Literary Society etc.

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