At the Edge of Empire: The Life of Thomas Blake Glover.

By: Gardiner, Michael.

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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.

Title: At the Edge of Empire: The Life of Thomas Blake Glover.

Author Name: Gardiner, Michael.

Categories: Scotland North-east,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Birlinn, 2007. 9781841585444: 2007

ISBN Number: 1841585440

ISBN Number 13: 9781841585444

Book Condition: As New

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Seller ID: 633

Keywords: Scotland, Scotland North-east, Empire, Thomas Blake Glover, Japan, Industrialisation, Scotland North-east Scotland North-east,