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By Kevin C. Murphy

American retailers confirmed buying and selling companies within the ports of Yokohama, Kobe and Nagasaki which operated from 1859-1899 until eventually the repeal of the Unequal Treaties. contributors of a privileged, semi-colonial group, the retailers shaped the most important team of american citizens in nineteenth century Japan. during this first book-length remedy of this workforce, Kevin Murphy explores their interactions with the japanese within the treaty port method, how the japanese management manipulated them to its personal ends, and the way the retailers themselves outlined the restrictions of yank company in Japan via their ambiguous yet deep difficulty with order and chance, restraint and dominance, and conservatism and dominance.

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