Matthew Calbraith Perry by William Elliot Griffis

Matthew Calbraith Perry

byWilliam Elliot Griffis

Kobo ebook | May 11, 2016

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AMONG the earliest memories of a childhood spent near the now vanished Philadelphia Navy Yard, are the return home of the marines and sailors from the Mexican war, the launch of the noble steam frigate Susquehanna, the salutes from the storeship Princeton, and the exhibit of the art treasures brought home by the United States Expedition to Japan—all associated with the life of Commodore M. C. Perry. Years afterwards, on the shores of that bay made historic by his diplomacy, I heard the name of Perry spoken with reverence and enthusiasm. The younger men of Japan, with faces flushed with new ideas of the Meiji era, called him the moral liberator of their nation. Many and eager were the questions asked concerning his career, and especially his personal history.

Title:Matthew Calbraith PerryFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 11, 2016Publisher:William Elliot GriffisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:6050435901

ISBN - 13:9786050435900

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