- Edmund Morel, a British Engineer in Japan
- Inoue Masaru - 'Father' of the Japanese Railways
- 'Working at their Profession': Japanese Engineers in Britain before 1914
Author: Morita Yoshihiko
Despite only being in Japan for a year and a half before his death, Edmund Morel (1841-71) made significant contributions to the modernization of Japan. This portrait details and discusses his engineering efforts in Japan.
Author: Yamamoto Yumiyo
Inoue Masaru (1843-1910) was one of the Choshu five - ambitious young men sent to England to study in 1863. This essay details the significant contribution of Inoue Masaru to the construction of Japanese railways, and the influence of his time and study in Britain on his civic career.
Author: Checkland, Olive
In an effort to raise the status of Japan to that of a major world power, many engineers were sent from Meiji Japan to work and study in Britain. This portrait charts the challenges and opportunities afforded by this endeavour and the resultant exchange between Japan and Britain.