Hugh Cortazzi

Hugh Cortazzi, GCMG, was British Ambassador to Japan 1980-1984 and Chairman of The Japan Society, London, 1985-1995. He has written extensively on Japan. His many books include "Isles of Gold: Antique Maps of Japan" (1983), "The Japanese Achievement" (1990), his memoir "Japan and Back and Places Elsewhere" (1998). This is the fifth volume of Britain & Japan: Biographical Portraits he has compiled and edited for The Japan Society, in addition to "Japan Experiences: Fifty Years, One Hundred Views...See more