Traveller from Tokyo

Traveller from Tokyo First Published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor Francis an informa company

  • Title: Traveller from Tokyo
  • Author: John Morris
  • ISBN: 9780710308863
  • Page: 369
  • Format: Hardcover
  • First Published in 2005 Routledge is an imprint of Taylor Francis, an informa company.

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  • John Morris

    John Morris was born in 1895.He was educated at King s College, Cambridge, where he studied Anthropology From 1915 to 1934 he served in the regular army, serving in Palestine during the first world war and later in Afghanistan, Waziristan and the North West Frontier He also travelled extensively in Central Asia, Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, Africa and the Far East, and was a member of the 1922 and 1936 Everest Expeditions When he left the army in 1934 he studied Social Anthropology at Cambridge and in 1938 took up an appointment in Japan as Professor of English Literature at Keio University, Tokyo.He became adviser to the Japanese Department of Foreign Affairs and held the post until 1942 From 1943 52 he was head of the Far Eastern Service of the BBC and from 1952 58 was Controller of the Third Programme.

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  • This book may not be everyone's cup of tea (pun intended) but I was thrilled to find a copy and found it fascinating. I am interested in the pre-WWII era in Asia and also in what I call travel books - often journals and diaries written during this period. The British Morris lived in India for 15 years and after only a year at home, was invited to teach English literature in Tokyo, Japan. He arrived in 1938 and finally was evacuated in July 1942. The book was published in 1943 and was written aft [...]



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