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UNEQUAL TREATIES BETWEEN THE WEST AND JAPAN].
Gokakoku joyaku narabini zeisoku]. [Ansei Five Power Treaties and Taxation Rules].
江戸. [Edo].: 須原屋伊八. Suharaya Ihachi., 安政6 [1859]. 江戸. [Edo].: 須原屋伊八. Suharaya Ihachi.. 安政6 [1859]. Complete set of 5 volumes. Volume 1: 魯西亜国條約並税則 [Treaty with Russia and Taxation Rules], 25 leaves. Volume 2: 英吉利国條約並税則 [Treaty with Britain and Taxation Rules], 28 leaves. Volume 3: 仏蘭西国條約並税則 [Treaty with France and Taxation Rules], 27 leaves. Volume 4: 亜墨利加国條約並税則 [Treaty with America and Taxation Rules], 28 leaves. Volume 5: 阿蘭陀国條約並税則 [Treaty with Holland and Taxation Rules], woodblock printed on 28 folded Japanase paper/washi leaves.Very occasional light foxing, some instances of minor mild marking on original paper covered limp boards. A very good complete set of this important set of treaties. Text in Japanese. This is a complete five volume set of the Ansei Five-Power Treaties in Japanese translation. After Japan was forced to open in 1853 with the arrival of Commodore Perry, Western powers were eager to trade with Japan. Townsend Harris, the first American Consul-General, negotiated with the Japanese Shogunate and exchanged a trade and taxation treaty betwen the United States and Japan in July 1858. Treaty signings with other four countries, Russia, France, Britain and Holland, followed in the same year. The treaties were very unequal terms. Terrible from the Japanese point of view with extraterritoriality for foreign residents and no autonomy in taxation, and they are often referred as the "Unequal Treaties of Ansei". The Emperor did not approve the treaties with foreign powers. Consequently, domestic conflicts between Shogunate and other samurais who opposed to o … [Klicken Sie unten für eine ausführliche Beschreibung]
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