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27%OFFJonathan Clements - Prince Saionji Kinmochi - 9781905791682 - V9781905791682
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Prince Saionji Kinmochi

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Description for Prince Saionji Kinmochi Hardcover. The Japanese delegation at the Paris Peace Conference did not have the Japanese prime or foreign ministers. They were led by Prince Saionji Kinmochi (1849-1940), the 'kingmaker' of early 20th-century Japanese politics whose life spanned the arrival of Commodore Perry, the Japanese civil war, the Meiji Restoration, the Sino-Japanese War and WW I. Series Editor(s): Sharp, Alan. Series: Makers of the Modern World. Num Pages: 208 pages, 1 tables, 3 black & white halftones, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JH; BGH; HBJF; HBLL; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 210 x 141 x 19. Weight in Grams: 424.
The Japanese delegation at the Paris Peace Conference did not have the Japanese prime or foreign ministers with them as they had only just been elected and had plenty to do back home. The delegation was instead led by Prince Saionji Kinmochi (1849-1940), the dashing 'kingmaker' of early 20th-century Japanese politics whose life spanned the arrival of Commodore Perry and his 'black ships', the Japanese civil war, the Meiji Restoration, the Sino-Japanese War, the Russo-Japanese War, the First World War, the Paris Peace Conference and the Treaty of Versailles, and the rise of Japanese militarism. Unlike many of the conservatives ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Haus Publishing Limited United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Series
Makers of the Modern World
Condition
New
Number of Pages
208
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781905791682
SKU
V9781905791682
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-50

About Jonathan Clements
Jonathan Clements is the author of Mao and Marco Polo in the Lifex series and two volumes in the Makers of the Modern World - The Paris Peace Conferences 1919-23, their legacy and aftermath. He studied Chinese and Japanese at the University of Leeds. Professor Alan Sharp is Provost of the Coleraine Campus at the University of Ulster. He ... Read more

Reviews for Prince Saionji Kinmochi
'[A] beautifully-produced series...Two titles, both by Jonathan Clements, give a wealth of much-needed detail about the Chinese diplomat Wellington Koo and the Japanese statesman Prince Saijoni.' Nigel Jones, Literary Review, November 2008
Nigel Jones Literary Review 20081101

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