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Humanity Above Nation: The Impact of Manjiro and Heco on America and Japan
Item No.: 152267


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From the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii and The Joseph Heco Society of Hawaii. Pamphlet from the Humanity Above Nation exhibition.

John Manjiro and Joseph Heco were sailors shipwrecked and rescued by American ships during the period when Japan was closed to the world. They were brought to the United States before eventually returning to Japan. With their knowledge of English and American culture, they were able to contribute towards Japanís emergence in the modern world. Paper: 41 pp.

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