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The Trek East, Mormonism Meets Japan, 1901-1968

By: Takagi, Shinji

Price: $39.95  $35.96

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Greg Kofford Books: 2016

Seller ID: 58385

Condition: New

Brand new softcover book! ; The Trek East represents Mormonism’s ongoing search for a haven in Japan that began at the turn of the twentieth century. This effort to evangelize and grow in Japan occurred with the backdrop of three forces of history that had emerged in the previous century. First, with the aspirations of Manifest Destiny achieved in conquering the western frontier, the United States was becoming a Pacific military and economic power. Second, Japan was opening up its borders after 220 years of national seclusion, allowing its enterprising young men to travel abroad, fo... View more info