Emperor of Japan: Meiji & His World, 1852-1912

May 8, 2002
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Donald Keene, Shincho Professor of Japanese Literature and University Professor Emeritus at Columbia University, discusses his vivid and engrossing biography of the Emperor Meiji, who opened Japan to the West and saw the country transformed to a modern, industrialized state.

Followed by a reception and booksigning.

  • Wednesday, May 8, 2002
  • 6:30 pm