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The Russo-Japanese War and the German Wars for Hegemony, 1890–1939

Dale C. Copeland

in Economic Interdependence and War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161587
eISBN:
9781400852703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161587.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the origins of three of the four most important wars of the first half of the twentieth century: the Russo-Japanese War of 1904–5, World War I, and World War II in Europe. These ... More


Training and Doctrine

Timothy Bowman and Mark Connelly

in The Edwardian Army: Recruiting, Training, and Deploying the British Army, 1902-1914

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199542789
eISBN:
9780191741401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542789.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter examines in detail the British army's reactions to the South African War (1899–1902) and the Russo‐Japanese War (1904–5) and how they influenced training and the development of doctrine. ... More


The Russo-Japanese War

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/9780198204701.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the Russo-Japanese War, which brought about the decisive turning point in Anglo-Russian relations between 1894 and 1914. Before the war, Russia had repeatedly rejected British ... More


Staging Defeat: The Golden Cockerel and the Russo-Japanese War

Marina Frolova-Walker

in Rimsky-Korsakov and His World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182711
eISBN:
9780691185514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182711.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter examines The Golden Cockerel as a pointed political satire, prompted and shaped by the concrete events of the Russo-Japanese War of 1904–1905. Indeed, Rimsky-Korsakov and his librettist ... More


The Use of Traps and Snares: Shaku Sōen Revisited

Michel Mohr

in Zen Masters

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195367645
eISBN:
9780199777181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367645.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The name of Kōgaku Sōen (1860–1919), commonly known as “Shaku Sōen,” sounds familiar to most readers acquainted with Zen or Japanese Buddhism in general. Sōen’s renowned for his participation in the ... More


The Mirage of Alliances: British Isolation and the Far East, 1901–5

T. G. Otte

in The China Question: Great Power Rivalry and British Isolation, 1894-1905

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199211098
eISBN:
9780191705731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211098.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Asian History

The Manchurian crisis ended in a sudden anti-climax. Its underlying tensions, however, had not been resolved. British policy now came to focus on the option of an Anglo-Japanese combination as the ... More


The Edwardian Army: Recruiting, Training, and Deploying the British Army, 1902-1914

Timothy Bowman and Mark Connelly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199542789
eISBN:
9780191741401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542789.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

The period 1902–14 was one of great change for the British army. The experience of the South African War (1899–1902) had been a profound shock to the army and it led to a period of intense ... More


Taxation and Currency Reserves During the Russo-Japanese War

Rosella Cappella Zielinski

in How States Pay for Wars

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702495
eISBN:
9781501705960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702495.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter continues to explore external war finance while also emphasizing the capacity to extract revenue, this time by comparing Japanese and Russian war finance policies. The Japanese ... More


The Russo-Japanese War and the Annexation of Korea

CHUSHICHI TSUZUKI

in The Pursuit of Power in Modern Japan 1825–1995

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205890
eISBN:
9780191676840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205890.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

The 20th century began with hopes and anxieties for Japan, a modern nation-state in the making. In 1901, the beginning of the new century brought events which, in retrospect, seem equally pregnant ... More


The Prelude to Pearl Harbor: Japanese Security and the Northern Question, 1905–40

Dale C. Copeland

in Economic Interdependence and War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161587
eISBN:
9781400852703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161587.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter demonstrates that Japan's foreign policy from 1931 to 1941 was rooted in a logic going back many decades. It starts by briefly discussing US–Japanese relations from the end of the ... More


The Vultures Descend

Paul French

in Through the Looking Glass: China's Foreign Journalists from Opium Wars to Mao

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099821
eISBN:
9789882207622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099821.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

The major event to consume foreign correspondents in China after the onslaught of the Boxers was the 1904–05 Russo-Japanese War. As it was for modern warfare, the Russo-Japanese War was revolutionary ... More


Conclusion

T. G. Otte

in The China Question: Great Power Rivalry and British Isolation, 1894-1905

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199211098
eISBN:
9780191705731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211098.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Asian History

This final chapter reassesses the significance of the China Question for international politics and for British foreign policy in particular. China's perceived decline led to an increased interaction ... More


Not Far from Anywhere

James Carter

in Heart of Buddha, Heart of China: The Life of Tanxu, a Twentieth-Century Monk

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195398854
eISBN:
9780199894413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398854.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The first quarter of Tanxu’s life was dominated by war, death, and dislocation. Figuring prominently in this chapter is Tanxu’s (then called Wang Futing) death and encounter in the underworld with ... More


The China Question: Great Power Rivalry and British Isolation, 1894-1905

T. G. Otte

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199211098
eISBN:
9780191705731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211098.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Asian History

Between 1894 and 1905 the question of the Chinese Empire's future development, its survival even, was the most pressing overseas problem facing the Great Powers. The China Question had the most ... More


Freedom Amongst Aliens: Jack London, Lafcadio Hearn, and the Alternative Modernity of Japan

Nathaniel Cadle

in The Mediating Nation: Late American Realism, Globalization, and the Progressive State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618456
eISBN:
9781469618470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618456.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on the role played by literature in the widespread adoption of the European model of overseas imperialism, one of the more prominent and controversial processes of globalization ... More


The End of Splendid Isolation: British Pursuit of an Ally, 1901–1905

Gregory D. Miller

in The Shadow of the Past: Reputation and Military Alliances before the First World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450310
eISBN:
9780801464133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450310.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter considers the period from 1900 to 1905, focusing on the British government’s decision to abandon its historical policy of “splendid isolation” and pursue an alliance. It first considers ... More


Sensational Campaigns: The Russo-Japanese War and the Ilchinhoe’s Rise, 1904–1905

Yumi Moon

in Populist Collaborators: The Ilchinhoe and the Japanese Colonization of Korea, 1896-1910

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450419
eISBN:
9780801467950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450419.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter illustrates how the Ilchinhoe came forward both in local arenas and on the national stage during the Russo-Japanese War and how its forceful emergence riled the Korean monarch, the ... More


Forging the Anglo-Russian Convention

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/9780198204701.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the Anglo-Russian Convention, which was the culmination of continuous British attempts to come to a diplomatic understanding with Russia. The shock of defeat in the ... More


Ultranational Nature: Dead Time and Dead Space

Julia Adeney Thomas

in Reconfiguring Modernity: Concepts of Nature in Japanese Political Ideology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228542
eISBN:
9780520926844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228542.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the ultranational nature of wartime Japan and traces the origins of this concept to the decade after the Russo-Japanese War. It argues that twentieth-century Japan did not ... More


Fundamentals of Military Support in Prewar Japan

Lee K. Pennington

in Casualties of History: Wounded Japanese Servicemen and the Second World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452574
eISBN:
9780801455629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452574.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter begins by looking at the events of the late Meiji Period, including the Sino-Japanese War of 1894–1895 and the Russo-Japanese War waged a decade later. These two conflicts produced ... More


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