The Thames and I: A Memoir of Two Years at Oxford

Naruhito (Author) Hugh Cortazzi (Translator)
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Product Details

Price
$56.00
Publisher
Global Oriental
Publish Date
December 22, 2005
Pages
150
Dimensions
5.96 X 0.76 X 8.84 inches | 0.78 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781905246069
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About the Author

Hugh Cortazzi was British Ambassador to Japan 1980-84 and Chairman of the Japan Society 1984-94. He has written extensively on Japan. His many books include Isle of Gold: Antique Maps of Japan, The Japanese Achievement and his memoir Japan and Back and Places Elsewhere. This is the third volume of Britain and Japan: Biographical Portraits he has edited for the Japan Society, together with British Envoys in Japan, 1859-1972. Most recently, he published his translation of Crown Prince Naruhito's account of his years in Oxford (The Thames and I, 2006). He remains highly active in the field of Anglo-Japanese relations and continues with his monthly column for the Japan Times, as well as being a regular reviewer.