Commodore Perry in the Land of the Shogun Quotes

Rhoda Blumberg
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"Giant dragons puffing smoke. Alien ships of fire."
Chap. 1, p. 13

"His mission was to unlock Japan's door."
Chap. 2, p. 18

"Perry stated that if the President's letter was not answered soon he would 'consider his country insulted and will not hold himself accountable for the consequences'."
Chap. 3, p. 28

"This achievement of mine I consider an important event in my life."
Chap. 4, p. 36

"Although the Dutch were permitted to run a 'factory' (trading station) near Nagasaki, they lived like prisoners."
Chap. 5, p. 37

"The Japanese hadn't always been cut off from the rest of the world."
Chap. 6, p. 41

"The price paid for this productive peace was complete loss of freedom."
Chap. 7, p. 45

"Revere the Emperor; Repel the Barbarian."
Chap. 8, p. 54

"On February 13th, 1854, the Americans reentered Edo Bay and anchored near Uraga. They had nine heavily armed ships, with approximately 1,600 men."
Chap. 9, p. 64

"Perry remarked that a treaty similar to the...

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