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Foreign employees in nineteenth-century Japan

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder .
Written in English

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  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Alien labor -- Japan -- History -- 19th century,
    • Technology transfer -- Japan -- History -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesForeign employees in 19th-century Japan.
      Statementedited by Edward R. Beauchamp and Akira Iriye.
      SeriesWestview special studies on East Asia
      ContributionsBeauchamp, Edward R., 1933-, Iriye, Akira., "Za Yatoi" Kokusai Shinpojūmu (2nd : 1985 : Fukui-shi, Japan)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8728.5.A2 F67 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 312 p., [15] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages312
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2529555M
      ISBN 10081337555X
      LC Control Number88004974

        About Media, Propaganda and Politics in 20th-Century Japan. This book investigates the role played by the Asahi Newspaper, one of Japan's largest daily newspapers, as a mediator of information and power during the 20th s of the staff at the paper, including Funabashi Yoichi, former Editor-in-Chief and one of the most trusted public . identity in late nineteenth-century Japan by focusing on the Imperial College of Engineering (ICE).1 After Tokugawa shogunate opened the country, Japan aggressively absorbed knowledge from the West by using foreign employees and sending students abroad. One of the typical institutions that promoted.

      That these foreign influences underwent mutations once on Japanese soil, as had countless other foreign influences in Japan's past; and that "cultural borrowing has remained a feature of Japanese life" (p. ). To his credit, Beasley does give specific examples to illustrate his points, and it is those that make this book worth reading. Japan also refrained from foreign adventure until when a minor expedition was sent to Taiwan to appease public opinion (which called for Japan to be more assertive). Japan as a country also shifted its focus entirely from China to the West during the early Meiji government. Whereas earlier Japan had seen China as the center of the world.

        In this paper, the author considers the organisation and the recontextualization of Rika (School Science) in the second half of the nineteenth century in Japan. In considering developments, the author set up analyses points based on curriculum politics and concluded that the organisation and the recontextualization of Rika occurred between the s and s Cited by: 4. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. Summary Mehl examines the way in which government interests, indigenous traditions of scholarship, impulses from the West and the rise of the modern nation state combined to shape the modern academic discipline of history in Japan.


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This book contains papers on the study of the oyatoi gailcokujin (foreign employees) in Meiji Japan presented at the Fukui conference held at the Fukui University in the autumn of It is an extension of The Modernizers published at the Rutgers conference. COVID Resources.

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Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on J. Get this from a library. Foreign employees in nineteenth-century Japan. [Edward R Beauchamp; Akira Iriye;] -- The product of research by US and Japanese scholars, this book is an assessment of the work of individual "yatoi", and their contributions to the rapid development that characterized Meiji Japan.

Book Review: Foreign Employees in Nineteenth-Century Japan. 64, no. 4, "In the Midst of Western Imperialism: Japanese-Hawaiian Relations during the Mid-nineteenth Century." Osaka University of Economics: (1)(25).

Journal of Asian and African Studies 39(1/2). Book Reivew: Daily Life in Early Modern Japan. Mary Eddy Kidder (Janu – J ) was an American missionary and educator in established Ferris Women's Seminary (later Ferris University), the first Christian women's college in Japan.

She was born into a devoutly Christian family in Wardsboro, Vermont and was educated there. She taught at the Wardsboro Academy run by the Dutch Reformed Born: JanuWardsboro, Vermont. Rangaku ultimately became obsolete when Japan opened up during the last decades of the Tokugawa regime (–67).

Students were sent abroad, and foreign employees (o-yatoi gaikokujin) came to Japan to teach and advise in large numbers, leading to an unprecedented and rapid modernization of the country.

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Edward R Beauchamp. 18 Oct Paperback. Foreign Employees In Nineteenth Century Japan. Edward R. Beauchamp. 01 Mar Paperback. unavailable. Try AbeBooks. (1) From to the s, employees of the Dutch East India Company were the only Westerners allowed to enter Japan. The Dutch East India Company (then stationed at the artificial island of Deshima in Nagasaki) and imported Dutch books were the media of transmission, but the information and knowledge transmitted was broadly European.

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Japan" (p. ), while Griffis viewed the role of foreigners as one of "help-ers and servants" (p. Here Jones raises what for her, and for Burks, is one of the fundamental questions involving Westerners in nineteenth-century Japan, that is, "were these foreign employees in any appreciable degree creators?" (p.

Throughout the nineteenth century isolationism meant staying out of the various European wars. At the end of the century, however, and with the Spanish-American War the US emerged as a world power.

Since then, the trend has been a push-and-pull between isolationist and internationalist policies, especially after the end of World War I and World. Pages in category "19th century in Japan" The following 11 pages are in this category, out of 11 total.

This list may not reflect recent changes (). foreign persistence to open Japanese ports were the underlying factor in Japan’s rapid change during the nineteenth century. Though foreign nations approached Japan in an attempt to open its ports for various trade and naval purposes, these pressures had File Size: KB.

The Book in Japan book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. New in related interest: A History of Writing in /5. The difference boils down into how each government reacted to this: The Opium Wars.

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The basis of Japanese foreign policy in the nineteenth century; an inaugural address delivered on 10 May School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London [London] Australian/Harvard Citation. Beasley, W. & University of. Nineteenth-century Japan, taking its cue from Britain's subordination of China in the Opium War ofcame to view the exclusion of narcotics as a precondition of maintaining independence.

But mere rejection of opium was not enough to "leave Asia [datsu-A] "-that is, to distinguish a sovereign Japan from a colonizable "Orient.". Western technology would be adopted while Confucian principles and institutions were main-tained intact.

This policy, popularly known by its slogan ''East for essence, West for practical use,'' remained the guiding standard for Chinese foreign and domestic policy for decades.

Abstract. Throughout history, Japanese society has placed a high value on the idea of its monoethnicity. The concept of one-nation -one-race had particularly strong weight during the years of heightened nationalistic sentiment prior to the Second World War, and was an effective tool for uniting the nation against wartime : Hiroshi Ono, Hiromi Ono.Start studying Ch.

19 Margin & Big Picture Questions. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.“In the nineteenth century, Japan experiences a dramatic shift from the conservative, isolationist policies of the shōgun-dominated Edo period to the rapid and widespread drive to modernize and engage with the rest of the world that characterizes the Meiji Restoration.

During the first half of the century, decades of fiscal and social disruption caused by the growth of a market economy .