[Reflections on Fifty Years in Hawaii] Gojunenkan no Hawai kaiko. Yatsutaro Soga, Keiho.
[Reflections on Fifty Years in Hawaii] Gojunenkan no Hawai kaiko
[Reflections on Fifty Years in Hawaii] Gojunenkan no Hawai kaiko
[Reflections on Fifty Years in Hawaii] Gojunenkan no Hawai kaiko

Hawaiian Issei Newspaper Editor's Memoirs

[Reflections on Fifty Years in Hawaii] Gojunenkan no Hawai kaiko

Notes: "Autobiography of an Issei journalist affiliated with the Nippu Jiji of Honolulu. Covers the years 1896 to 1953, it includes major socio-political events during the time period and the author's wartime internment."—A Buried Past II, 1756.

"Historical essays on the Japanese community over the preceding fifty years, by the president-editor of the Nippu Jiji (later Hawaii Times), a community leader. Contents follow the chronological order of the events and issues treated, beginning with the author's view of the conditions of the Japanese in Hawaii at the time of his arrival in 1896. An appendix contains a chronological table of Japanese immigration and settlement, names and dates of the Japanese warships arriving in Hawaii, and a roster of Japanese consuls."—Matsuda, The Japanese in Hawaii (1975), 95.

Soga (1873–1957) emigrated to Hawaii in 1896, and he took over the Yamato Shimbun newspaper in 1905 and renamed it Nippu Jiji in 1906. He turned it into the most successful Japanese American newspaper in Hawaii.

[1], [16 pages of halftone plates], [1], 713, 11, 11 (index) pages.

OCLC: 22796196, 835760088, 1088391244

Edition + Condition: First edition. Page edges spotted, else near fine in a very good publisher's slipcase.

Publication: Honolulu: Gojunenkan no Hawai Kaiko Kankokai, 1953.

Item No: #361105

Price: $1,250

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