Behind the Silken Curtain: The Story of Townsend Harris

Behind the Silken Curtain: The Story of Townsend Harris

By: I.E. (Israel E.) Levine
Published by: Julian Messner, Inc.
Publication Date: 1961
Series: Messner Shelf of Biographies

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Townsend Harris opened the hostile countries of Japan and Siam to international trade and was the first foreigner to lift the "silken curtain" of isolation from the mysterious East. Diplomat, advent...


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