From Publishers Weekly
Miyoshi presents the Japanese experience of American culture based on the records and travelogues of Japanese envoys sent to the U.S. in 1860. Photos.
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"Miyoshi's masterful account is, by turns, alarming and hilarious as two cultures meet at the court of President James Buchanan." —Gore Vidal
"As We Saw Them is a pioneering work in the relationship between cultures....an invaluable work of insight and interpretation." —Edward Said
"Miyoshi has given a marvelous and revealing account of a dramatic case of confrontation of cultures and civilizations." —Noam Chomsky