Title At the Edge of Empire: The Life of Thomas Blake Glover.
Book Condition As New
Jacket Condition As New
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Birlinn, 2007. 9781841585444 2007
1841585440 / 9781841585444
Seller ID 633
Hardback in Fine condition, complete with dustwrapper, also in Fine condition. First edition, ppvii, 229. With b&w illustrations, acknowledgments, list of illustrations, list of works consulted, glossary, place names and index. Born in Aberdeenshire in 1838, Thomas Blake Glover was a widely travelled merchant and a key figure in the industrialisation of Japan. Using material which has only recently become available, Gardiner's biography of this remarkable man offers a balanced view of his legacy. S7.