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Yankees in the Land of the Gods

Peter Booth Wiley

Yankees in the Land of the Gods

Commodore Perry and the Opening of Japan

by Peter Booth Wiley

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


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Number of Pages592
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7347574M
ISBN 10014009797X
ISBN 109780140097979
OCLC/WorldCa25214986

  According to the Gods: a Team-By-Team Preview. New York Yankees. There may have been a brief time when this card did not repulse me, depending on whether I came into possession of it before the brawl between the Red Sox and Yankees that began when Piniella plowed into Carlton Fisk at home plate.


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YANKEES IN THE LAND OF THE GODS: Commodore Perry a. By Peter who believed theirs was "the land of the Gods." Astute about the Japanese end of these Pacific overtures, but beware the hackneyed presentation of the Yankee imperialists.

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