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This page will be updated continuously with a bibliography of known sources for information on the Russo-Japanese War and the Portsmouth Peace Treaty.

Please email us with any additional information.

Note that both the Library of Congress website and Wikipedia.com name this site as the most authoritative resource for the Portsmouth Peace Treaty,

Recent publications include:

Axelrod, Alan, Political History of America's Wars, Washington, DC, Congressional Quarterly Press, 2006.

Doleac, Charles B., et al,  An Uncommon Commitment to Peace: Portsmouth Peace Treaty 1905, Portsmouth NH, Japan-America Society of NH, 2006.

Matsumura, Masayoshi, (transl. Ian Ruxton), Baron Kaneko and the Russo-Japanese War (1904-05): A Study in the Public Diplomacy of Japan. Morrisville NC:  Lulu Press, 2009

Shimazu, Naoko, Japanese Society at War: Death, Memory and the Russo-Japanese War, Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare, Cambridge University Press,  April 2009

Steinberg, John W., et al, The Russo-Japanese War in Global Perspective: World War Zero, Leiden/Boston, Koninklijke Brill, 2005

For a month's view Calendar, click here.



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For information about ordering fine art prints of this Treaty Centennial symbol, and other commemorative items, click here.



Twitter.com: @PortsmthTreaty

To learn more about the Japan-America Society of New Hampshire

Mailing address:
82 Court Street
Portsmouth NH 03801

To join the Japan-America Society of New Hampshire online, click here.

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For information about the Russia Society of New Hampshire, write to
PO Box 177
Concord NH 03302-0177

For a Russian-language description of the Treaty exhibit click here.

For the Russian-language Library of Congress description of the Treaty of Portsmouth, click here.


 News and Links

To learn nore, the following books are available:

Heroes & Friends: Behind the Scenes of the Treaty of Portsmouth by Michiko Nakanishi

There Are No Victors Here: A Local Perspective on the Treaty of Portsmouth by Peter E. Randall

Also available:

An Uncommon Commitment to Peace Exhibit Catalogue published by the Japan-America Society of NH

Blessed Are the Peacemakers: The Service of Thanksgiving for the Portsmouth Treaty, September 5, 1905 by Marina Grot Turkevich Naumann

Original 1905 newsreel footage on DVD

Treaty of Portsmouth 1905-2005 book of reproduction historical postcards.

The Portsmouth Peace Process: Guide for Teachers by Northeast Cultural Coop

Portsmouth Peace Treaty Trail

For hours, directions, details on the Portsmouth Historical Society museum where the Portsmouth Peace Treaty exhibit is displayed, click here.

For hours, directions, details on Strawbery Banke Museum and the Shapiro House, owned by one of the founders of Temple Israel who figured in the Treaty citizen diplomacy, click here.

For information about Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and Building 86 where the formal negotiations were held. click here.

For more information about Wentworth By the Sea Hotel, where both delegations stayed, click here.

For more information about Green Acre Bahai School and Sarah Farmer's commitment to the peace process, click here.

The Portsmouth Public Library maintains an micorfilm archive of local newspapers and an index of the relevant Treaty reporting and other related materials. The archive of original newspapers, photographs and other documents is maintained by the Portsmouth Athenaeum.



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