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 Summary and Conclusions

Young‐Iob Chung

in Korea under Siege, 1876-1945: Capital Formation and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178302
eISBN:
9780199783557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178300.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This concluding chapter summarizes the records of capital formation and economic transformation during the 70-year period, and examines the net gains and losses of Korea's path between 1876 and 1945 ... More


Japanese Imperialism 1894–1945

W. G. Beasley

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221685
eISBN:
9780191678479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221685.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is a study of the origins and nature of Japanese imperialism, from the Sino-Japanese war of 1894–5 through to 1945. Japan is the only Asian country in modern times to have built both a ... More


Chinese Revolution and World War

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/9780198221685.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The overthrow of the Manchu dynasty in the winter of 1911–12 had the effect of destroying China's political unity for about 15 years. During most of that period, there were rival regimes claiming to ... More


Japan and the Grand Allies in East Asia

Victor Rothwell

in War Aims in the Second World War: The War Aims of the Key Belligerents 1939-1945

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615025
eISBN:
9780748651283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615025.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Japanese war aims were driven by events, and a theory of war aims was formulated afterwards. Inevitably, it tended to be incomplete and incoherent. This applied to both the NOEA, which was proclaimed ... More


The Making of Manchukuo, 1931–1932

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/9780198221685.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The collapse of world trade had two important consequences for Japanese imperialism. On one hand, it undermined the economic structures within which it had operated. By breaking up trading patterns, ... 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


The Pursuit of Power in Modern Japan 1825–1995

Chushichi Tsuzuki

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205890
eISBN:
9780191676840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205890.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

This history of modern Japan covers its transformation from a small country on the fringe of international politics to the major world power it is today. The book traces Japan's pursuit of power, ... More


The Pelagic Empire: Reconsidering Japanese Expansion

William M. Tsutsui

in Japan at Nature's Edge: The Environmental Context of a Global Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836924
eISBN:
9780824871109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836924.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the nature of Japanese imperialism, and particularly Japan's “pelagic empire,” from a marine perspective. It argues that imperialism and the patterns of resource exploitation ... 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


Migrating with the Movies: Japanese Settler Film Culture

Dong Hoon Kim

in Eclipsed Cinema: The Film Culture of Colonial Korea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474421805
eISBN:
9781474434782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421805.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

To adequately analyse Joseon cinema’s dual nature as a colonial and pseudo-national cinema against the colonial backdrop, it is indispensable to not only examine Korean elements but also consider the ... More


Grassroots Fascism

Ethan Mark

in Grassroots Fascism: The War Experience of the Japanese People

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165686
eISBN:
9780231538596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165686.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the seeds of a grassroots imperialism built upon the blood and sacrifices of the people subjected to Japanese imperialism, such as the Ainu, the Koreans, the Taiwanese, and so ... More


Crumbling Foreign Collaboration

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0015
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the confrontation between China and Japan in 1931. The newly appointed Commander in Chief of the Asiatic Fleet Admiral Montgomery Taylor was unprepared for handling conflicts ... More


Heroic Resistance and Victims of Atrocity: Negotiating the Memory of Japanese Imperialism

Kirk A. Denton

in Exhibiting the Past: Historical Memory and the Politics of Museums in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836870
eISBN:
9780824869748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836870.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter looks at three important museums/memorial sites devoted to Japanese imperialism and to atrocities committed by the imperial army: Memorial of the People's War of Resistance against Japan ... More


Lost Histories

Michael Baskett

in The Attractive Empire: Transnational Film Culture in Imperial Japan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831639
eISBN:
9780824868796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831639.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book examines the collective significance and cumulative impact of Japanese imperial film culture—defined as an integrated system of film-related processes including legislation, production, ... More


Politics of Trial, the News Media, and Social Networks in Nationalist China:: The New Life Weekly Case, 1935

Sei Jeong Chin

in At the Crossroads of Empires: Middlemen, Social Networks, and State-Building in Republican Shanghai

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756198
eISBN:
9780804768436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756198.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter demonstrates that the links to Huang Yanpei as well as Du Yuesheng allowed certain publications such as New Life Weekly to escape the censor's axe when speaking out against the Japanese ... More


Transitions to the Modern State System

Timothy Brook, Michael van Walt van Praag, and Miek Boltjes (eds)

in Sacred Mandates: Asian International Relations since Chinggis Khan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226562629
eISBN:
9780226562933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226562933.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The rules governing international relations in Inner and East Asia changed hugely in the nineteenth century. Asian laws of nations were supplanted under pressures coming from outside, most ... More


The Asian War

Ethan Mark

in Grassroots Fascism: The War Experience of the Japanese People

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165686
eISBN:
9780231538596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165686.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter chronicles the sacrifices made by Japanese allies and conscripts in Indonesia, Burma, the Philippines, and China, and how their stories reveal yet more illuminating facets upon the ... More


Thailand and Pan-Asianism

Shane Strate

in The Lost Territories: Thailand's History of National Humiliation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838911
eISBN:
9780824869717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838911.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Japanese invasion and occupation of Thailand during World War II required the state to invent continuities between its own National Humiliation narrative and Japan’s discourse of Pan-Asianism. ... More


Epilogue

Jennifer Robertson

in Takarazuka: Sexual Politics and Popular Culture in Modern Japan

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211506
eISBN:
9780520920125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211506.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter draws together the threads of the basic argument informing the book, focusing on the androgynous ambivalence of Japanese modernity. In 1969, the Japanese playwright Kara Jūrō shocked ... More


The Expansion of Japan's Shipping Interests before the Sino-Japanese War

Katayama Kunio

in Global Markets: The Internationalization of the Sea Transport Industries since 1850

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128848
eISBN:
9781786944801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128848.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter argues that the expansion of a nation’s shipping industry, though often accompanied by imperialist activity, does not guarantee it. Katayama Kunio considers the role of commerce, rather ... More


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