Notes: "An early comprehensive survey of the Japanese in North America. Includes chapters on American society; the historical background to immigration to North America; the Japanese communities of California, Washington, Oregon, and other states, as well as British Columbia, Alaska, and Hawaii; the types of employment in which the Japanese are engaged and the income derived therefrom; the monetary remissions to Japan and their relationship to trade between Japan and America; the political and social status of the Japanese; the exclusion movement; and the Japanese government's emigration policy. The 32-page appendices consist of the treaties, laws, and regulations pertinent to the Japanese in America."—A Buried Past, 274.
With six leaves of halftone photographs, printed two per leaf. Most of the images are reproductions of US photo postcards. An important and very scarce book.
, 10, 2, 2, 2,6, [6 leaves of plates], 366, 32,  pages.
OCLC: 37260004 (Harvard), 56042933 (University of Hawaii, microfilm), 672848331 (National Diet Library)
Edition + Condition: First edition (first printing). A very good copy in the original printed wrappers.
Publication: Tokyo: Naigai Shuppan Kyokai, 1912 (Meiji 45).
Item No: #362552