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- The British Council Follows Through: Memories of Two British Council Representatives
- David Lean (1908-1991)
- Death of the Shōwa Emperor, 7 January 1989
- Harry Guest in Japan
- Morita Akio (1921-99), Sony and Britain
- The Penetrating Eyes of British Journalists
- The Start of a New Era: The Heisei Era
- Trevor Pryce Leggett, 1914-2000
Author: Barrett, Michael; Joan Martin; and Peter Martin
Prominent representatives of the British Council in Japan reflect on their experiences, which included writing books on Japanese food, entertaining visiting politicians and celebreties, organising festivals and promoting education and culture. Particular attention is given to difficulties encountered with the English language teaching system.
Author: Norimasa Morita
This essay details David Lean's interactions with Japan as a filmmaker through his two film projects The Wind Cannot Read and The Bridge on the River Kwai.
Author: Powers, David, and Carolyn Whitehead
Carolyn Whitehead, wife of the British Ambassador, and David Powers, BBC correspondent in Japan at the time, recall the death of the Shōwa Emperor in 1989.
Author: Guest, Harry
Poet Harry Guest was in Japan from 1966 to 1972, and recalls his experiences.
Author: Cortazzi, Hugh
Morita Akio (1921-99) was one of the main driving forces behind the Sony Corporation. This essay details his career, personality, and business philosophy, as well as his relationship with Britain.
Author: Emery, Fred; Bill Emmott; Hessell Tiltman; William Horsley; David Powers; Ian de Stains; and Henry Scott Stokes
Prominent British journalists from the Guardian, The Times, the BBC and The Economist pick out the key themes from their time in Japan.
Author: Powers, David, and Whitehead, Carolyn
Carolyn Whitehead, wife of the British Ambassador, and David Powers, BBC correspondent in Japan at the time, continue their account of the death of the Shōwa Emperor in 1989, with the enthronement of Emperor Akihito.
Author: Dunne, Anthony, and Bowen, Richard
This portrait sketches the life, attitude and career of the renowned judo practitioner Trevor Pryce Leggett (1914-2000).