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The Manchurian Crisis: The European Powers and the Far East

Lord Bullock and William Deakin

in The Lights that Failed: European International History 1919-1933

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221142
eISBN:
9780191678417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221142.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

At 10:20 a.m. on 18 September 1931, in the suburb of Mukden, a bomb exploded on the Southern Manchurian railway. The damage was minimal but a Japanese patrol claimed they had been fired upon by ... More


The Treaty Port System and Japan

W. G. Beasley

in Japanese Imperialism 1894–1945

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221685
eISBN:
9780191678479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221685.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The most distinctive feature of Japanese imperialism is that it originated within the structure of informal empire which the West established in East Asia during the nineteenth century. In 1850, ... More


Intervention in Korea, 1894–1895

W. G. Beasley

in Japanese Imperialism 1894–1945

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221685
eISBN:
9780191678479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221685.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Some of the early disputes between China and the maritime powers, from which the treaty system had emerged, arose from Chinese attempts to impose elements of this tribute system on Western diplomats ... More


New Imperialism and the War with Russia, 1895–1905

W. G. Beasley

in Japanese Imperialism 1894–1945

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221685
eISBN:
9780191678479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221685.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Japan's victory over China in 1894–5 at once undermined the stability of the treaty port system. The outcome in the years 1895–1900 was a compromise. One ingredient in it was the creation of spheres ... More


Formal and Informal Empire in North-east Asia, 1905–1910

W. G. Beasley

in Japanese Imperialism 1894–1945

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221685
eISBN:
9780191678479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221685.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Spheres of influence, such as the powers had acquired elsewhere, were not always thought by Japanese governments to be enough. Yet it was impossible for them to ignore the fact that establishing ... More


Overseas Trade and Investment, 1895–1930

W. G. Beasley

in Japanese Imperialism 1894–1945

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221685
eISBN:
9780191678479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221685.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

By the end of the first decade of the twentieth century, Japan had established for itself a position of advantage in relation to its neighbours in much the same way as the Western powers had done. It ... More


Concessions, Conflict, and Conciliation: China, 1895–1899

KEITH NEILSON

in Britain and the Last Tsar: British Policy and Russia, 1894-1917

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204701
eISBN:
9780191676369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204701.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores British influence in the Far East through Anglo-Russian agreement over Chinese railway concessions. The Muravev-Scott agreement brought to an end four years of concession ... More


Anglo-Russian Relations, 1899–1903: China and Central Asia

KEITH NEILSON

in Britain and the Last Tsar: British Policy and Russia, 1894-1917

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204701
eISBN:
9780191676369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204701.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses Anglo-Russian relations during 1899–1903, which focused on China and Central Asia. From 1899 to the end of November 1903, the British had attempted to come to terms with Russia ... More


Japan’s New Order in North-east Asia

W. G. Beasley

in Japanese Imperialism 1894–1945

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221685
eISBN:
9780191678479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221685.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The events leading to the creation of Manchukuo in 1931–2 changed the frame of reference for Japanese policy making in several ways. Externally, they demonstrated that in certain circumstances the ... More


The Greater East Asia Co-prosperity Sphere

W. G. Beasley

in Japanese Imperialism 1894–1945

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221685
eISBN:
9780191678479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221685.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

‘Co-prosperity’ was used during the First World War to describe an unequal relationship between an industrial Japan and a backward China within the treaty port system. Presumably, the co-prosperity ... More


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