Transformative Spaces of 19th Century East Asia:
A Japanese Merchant’s Experience of Treaty Port Yokohama
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
5 pm (c.t.), VG 3.102
Prof. Simon C. Partner
Duke University, Department of History
Following the experiences of one merchant, a farmer from Kōshū province (present-day Yamanashi prefecture) who left his village to open a trading venture in Yokohama in 1859, the presentation will examine the merchant communities of Yokohama during roughly the first decade of its existence, 1859-1873.
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