Opening legations: Japan’s first resident minister\ud and the diplomatic corps in Europe

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Cobbing, Andrew;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

This analysis shows how Japanese legations, first established in Europe during the 1870s, were not just symbolic gestures but played a key role in the Meiji government’s quest for international recognition. The concept of resident ambassador was unfamiliar beyond the Eu... View more
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