Andrew Cobbing

Andrew Cobbing is Associate Professor of History at the University of Nottingham. His research focuses on Japan s cultural encounters with the West in the mid-nineteenth century, particularly through overseas travels recorded in samurai diaries. He has published several articles and books, including "The Japanese Discovery of Victorian Britain: Japan s Early Encounters with the Far West" (2000) and together with Itami Masatar, "Jeanie Eadie s Samurai: The Life and Times of a Meiji Entrepreneur...See more