By C. Andrew Gerstle
The interval of jap historical past earlier than the appearance of industrialisation and modernism is of super curiosity. The essays during this assortment exhibit a fascination with the social context at the back of the improvement of aesthetics, drama, language, paintings and philosophy, no matter if or not it's the area of the excitement quarters or the Shogun's court docket.
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Hall, journal entry for July 5, 1866. 121. Ibid. 122. Elmiza Daily Advertiser, Nov. 12, 1866. 123. "Francis Hall Obituary," Elmira SemiWeekly Advertiser, August 29, 1902. 124. Ibid. 125. Towner, Our County, p. 639. 126. "Francis Hall Obituary," Elmiia SemiWeekly Advertiser, August 29, 1902. 127. We do not know precisely what happened to Francis Hall's collection of books. His will indicates a bequest to both the Steele Memorial Library and the Elmira College Library, but there is no evidence in the collections of these libraries that Hall's books became part of their holdings.
His mother was a hymn writer and active supporter of foreign missions. Brown graduated from Yale in 1832, and in 1838 went to China as a teacher with the Morrison Education Society. He returned to the United States in 1847, due to the falling health of his wife, and brought with him some of the first Chinese students sent abroad, including Yung Wing. Y. It was at this time that Brown became active in the establishment of Elmira College, serving as chairman of the first executive committee, searching for a site, and establishing the school's curriculum.
102 Occasionally Hall used his Tnbune articles to try to bring reform to the treaty port. " Earlier, Rutherford Alcock had castigated Yokohama merchants as the "scum of the earth" for their avarice in converting dollars to ichibus. In reference to these charges, Hall wrote: Let it be known then that by the grace of this same Minister, so sensitive to mercantile honor, a system of ichibu jobbing is going on here by officers wearing her Majesty's livery to which the offenses of the so-much abused merchants were harmless peccadilloes.
18th Century Japan: Culture and Society by C. Andrew Gerstle