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By Masayoshi Matsumura,Ian Ruxton

This new translation from jap tells the tale for the 1st time in English of Baron Kaneko's one-man diplomatic undertaking to the U.S. in the course of the Russo-Japanese struggle (1904-05), within which he used to be tasked with profitable the hearts and minds of the yank humans to the japanese facet. He accomplished this via own contacts with significant figures together with his shut buddy President Theodore Roosevelt, after-dinner speeches, lectures, press meetings and newspaper interviews, thereby exhibiting a mastery of the media which turns out completely smooth in its effect and keep watch over. Upholding the foundations of Bushido as defined via Nitobe Inazo in his publication of that identify first released in 1900, he used to be cautious to not assault or slander his Russian opponent count number Cassini and mourned Admiral Makarov's dying in conflict. 26 B/W pictures. This quantity contains an intensive bibliography, a chronology and an index. (Also to be had as a hardcover, paperback or obtain from the writer, and at on-line retail stores.)

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