Sites of Encounters and Cultural Production

Cover shows detail from Gaikokujin sen no uchi: jokisen (Foreigners’ ship: steamship), an 1861 print, either by Hiroshige Utagawa II or Hiroshige III, possibly depicting Commodore Perry’s ship in a Japanese harbor. Digital image courtesy the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress.


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