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

By: Gardiner, Michael.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2007. 9781841585444: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 633

ISBN: 1841585440

Condition: As New


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. View more info