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Okina Kyuin and the Politics of Early Japanese Immigration to the United States, 1868-1924 (Paperback)

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This biography relates the life of Japanese immigrant, editor, and writer Okina Kyuin (1888-1973) in the US in the context of US-Japanese relations, as well as to illustrate Asian immigration to the region during the period. Kyuin lived on the West Coast between 1907 and 1924 and the book describes early Asian visitors to Europe and the Americas, including Masamune, embassies dispatched by the Tokogawa family military government, Chinese immigrants, immigrants led by John Henry Schnell, and Japanese students; Kyuin's experiences, based on his diary Zenshu, short stories that describe immigrant life and the experiences of women, and his newspaper work; and diplomatic relations between Japan and the US. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

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