Literary Digest
January 7, 1922
"Special Japan Number"

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Unstated:
The Literary Digest, New York, Funk & Wagnalls Company, January 7, 1922, Volume 72, No. 1, Whole No. 165, paper wraps, magazine, 4to (9 3/4 x 12 in), 80 pp. This "Special Japan Number" issue has a portrait of Commodore Matthew C. Perry on the front cover and a section (pages 28-72) devoted to Japan. In addition, it has two articles outside the special Japan section relating to Japan. The special section deals with the "70 Dazzling Years" since the treaty negotiated by Commodore Perry.

Listing of Articles.

  • Japan's Seventy Dazzling Years (Page 23)
  • Japan and the United States (Page 24 -27) (Map at page 25 - color)
  • Japan's Miraculous Commercial Rise (pages 28-30) (Perry's Landing at Gore-hama, Japan July 14, 1853 at page 29 - color)
  • Japan as a Naval and Military Power (pages 31- 32) (with picture of the Mutsu)
  • Japanese psychology -- The Soul of Japan (pages 33)
  • Japan's Rival Religions (page 34)
  • The Artistic Sense of the Japanese (pages 35-6)
  • Undisciplined Japanese Child Live (page 37)
  • Odd Folks and Ways in Japan (page 38-45)
  • The "Gentlest of the Gentler Sex" in Japan (pages 46-47)
  • Science in Japan (pages 48-49)
  • Why Japan Took Korea (pages 50-51)
  • The Maru Ships on the Trade Lines of the Seven Seas (pages 52-55)
  • Japan's Population and Resources (pages 56-59)
  • What is Japanese Democracy, A Dialogue (pages 60-63, 68-70)
  • Labor in Modern Japan (pages 64-65)
  • A Brief History of Japan (pages 66-67)
  • Books on Japan (page 71 & 75)
  • Japan's Friction with Our Pacific Coast (pages 72-73)

    * Pages noted above include several full and partial page advertisements.

 

Map "Empire of Japan"


 

"Commodore Perry's Landing at
Gore-Hama, Japan, July 14, 1853."



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