Shogun's Reluctant Ambassadors: Japanese Sea Drifters in the North Pacific

Shogun s Reluctant Ambassadors Japanese Sea Drifters in the North Pacific A fascinating study of groups of Japanese merchant sailors who were pulled out to sea by strong currents and cast adrift on foreign shores

  • Title: Shogun's Reluctant Ambassadors: Japanese Sea Drifters in the North Pacific
  • Author: Katherine Plummer
  • ISBN: 9780875952352
  • Page: 479
  • Format: Paperback
  • A fascinating study of 11 groups of Japanese merchant sailors who were pulled out to sea by strong currents and cast adrift on foreign shores.

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    • An interesting, easy to read, informative book a link attached mikedashhistory/2010/12/1quote from link: "First, a few words of clarification. The loss of ships on the eastern coast of Japan was nothing new. The area has always been subject to strong currents and storms, particularly in January, at the height of the northeastern typhoons; hence it has always been a dangerous area for shipping. In the northern parts of Japan there are currents that push ships towards the mainland of Asia, and on [...]


    • An unexpected story of the North Pacific, how 19th century Japanese sailors got blown across the ocean, and landed in the Pacific Northwest. The stories of these "sea drifters is full of curiosities, the encounter of lost Japanese sailors with native Americans interesting just for curiosity's sake, as well as the possibility that others have been blown across this ocean in centuries past.The scholarship is good and the writing good enough . . . the author isn't as taken with the wonder of such t [...]


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