Japan Experiences: Fifty Years, One Hundred Views : Post-war Japan Through British Eyes 1945-2000

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Hugh Cortazzi
Psychology Press, 2001 - History - 633 pages
This unique volume comprising writings and memoirs covering the half century since the end of the Pacific War, offers the reader a fascinating and remarkable collection of personal experiences of Japan across a wide spectrum.
 

Contents

Nostalgia for Prewar Japan
53
Return of a Native
63
Cultural Relations Resumed
73
Some Interesting Visitors
90
Four English Writers in Japan
103
The British Council Follows Through
123
Travails of the Teachers
136
British Scholars in Japan
154
Some Service Sectors
336
Manufacturing Investment
357
Personal Reflections of
365
Experiences of some British Merchant Bankers
393
OFFICIALS
440
Army and Navy Officers in Japan
449
Two Scientists in Japan
473
Bridging the Professions
483

Some Encounters with Japanese Writers
202
SOME EVENTS
217
The Death of the Showa Emperor 7 January 1989
230
The Start of a New Era
239
The Japan Festival in the United Kingdom 1991
248
SOME OBSERVERS
254
How Some Politicians Saw Postwar Japan
277
BUSINESS AND FINANCE
293
Early Days in the Kansai
499
The Beginnings of a Long Association
513
Cypher Officer Language Student Viceconsul
526
Language Student Commercial Officer
547
An Eccentric Diplomat
566
Canterbury An address by John Whitehead
606
Index
625
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