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Ernest Mason Satow GCMG PC (30 June 1843 - 26 August 1929), was a British scholar, diplomat and Japanologist.


Along with William George Aston and Basil Hall Chamberlain, Satow was one of three major British Japanologists during the 19th century.

Selected works

In an overview of writings by and about Ernest Mason Satow, OCLC/WorldCat lists roughly 200+ works in 300+ publications in 9 languages and 4,000+library holdings.

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  • A Guide to Diplomatic Practice, 1917
  • A Diplomat in Japan, 1921
  • The Family Chronicle of the English Satows, 1925


Japanese calligraphy by Satow. The kanji read (from right to left) "敬和" (Kei-Wa), literally "Respect and harmony".

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