Narrative of the Earl of Elgin"s mission to China and Japan in the years 1857, "58, "59. by Laurence Oliphant

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In Laurence Oliphant (), lawyer, journalist, diplomat and sometime spy, became private secretary to Lord Elgin, accompanying him on a diplomatic mission to Japan and China, aimed at extended British trading interests.

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In Laurence Oliphant (), lawyer, journalist, diplomat and sometime spy, later Liberal MP, satirical novelist, and, for a time, adherent of the religious mystic Thomas Harris, became private secretary to Lord Elgin (), accompanying him to China, and thence to Japan, on a mission to protect and extend British trading interests in the : Laurence Oliphant.

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Description InLaurence Oliphant accompanied the eighth Earl of Elgin on his journey to China. James Bruce or Lord Elgin was appointed High Commissioner and Plenipotentiary in China and the Far East in order to facilitate the opening up China and Japan to Western trade. About this Book Catalog Record Details.

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