Mormons in the Press : Reactions to the 1901 opening of the Japan Mission
Gessel, Van C.,Neilson, Reid L.
Taking the Gospel to the Japanese, 1901 to 2001
Brigham Young University
This chapter presents a review and analysis of the press coverage of the arrival of Mormon missionaries in Japan. It shows that the press spread knowledge throughout Japanese society of this important event in the history of the church, and provides the historical context within which Mormon missionary work began in Japan.