1st Edition

Collected Writings of Ian Nish Part 2: Japanese Political History - Japan and East Asia

By Ian Nish Copyright 2002

    This volume of the Collected Writings of Modern Western Scholars on Japan brings together the work of Ian Nish on international relations affecting Japan, Russia, China and Korea in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

    Introduction; Part I Nineteenth Century and After; Chapter 1 An East India Merchant House in the China Trade in the 1830s; Chapter 2 British Mercantile Cooperation in the India-China Trade from the End of the East India Company’s Trading Monopoly; Chapter 3 Ito Hirobumi’s Overseas Sojourns: Europe’s Growing Admiration for Meiji Statesmanship; Chapter 4 Japan’s Modernization and Anglo-German Rivalry in the 1880s; Chapter 5 Japan and European Brinkmanship, 1895; Chapter 6 The Royal Navy and the Taking of Weihaiwei, 1898–1905; Chapter 7 John McLeavy Brown in Korea, 1893–1905; Chapter 8 Korea: Focus of Russo-Japanese Diplomacy, 1898–1903; Chapter 9 Politics, Trade and Communications in East Asia: Thoughts on Anglo-Russian Relations, 1861–1907; Part II Between the Wars; Chapter 10 A Spy in Manchuria – Ishimitsu Makiyo; Chapter 11 Dr G. E. Morrison and the Portsmouth Peace Conference, 1905; Chapter 12 Japanese Intelligence, 1894–1922; Chapter 13 The Washington Conference of 1921–2; Chapter 14 Diplomats in Japan; Chapter 15 Sir George Sansom: Diplomat and Historian; Chapter 16 ‘Anglo-Japanese Alienation’ Revisited; Part III The Manchurian Crisis and After; Chapter 17 An Overview of Relations between China and Japan, 1895–1945; Chapter 18 Japan and the First Manchurian Crisis of 1929; Chapter 19 Japanese Military Intelligence on the Eve of the Manchurian Crisis; Chapter 20 Germany, Japan and the Manchurian Crisis: Dr Heinrich Schnee and the Lytton Commission; Chapter 21 Jousting with Authority: The Tokyo Embassy of Sir Francis Lindley, 1931–4; Chapter 22 The Showa Emperor and the End of the Manchurian Crisis; Chapter 23 The Uncertainties of Isolation: Japan Between the Wars; Chapter 24 Conflicting Japanese Loyalties in Manchuria; Chapter 25 Britain’s View of the Japanese Economy in the Early Showa Period; Chapter 26 Japan and Australia Between the Wars; Chapter 27 Yoshida Shigeru and Madame Yoshida at the London Embassy; Part IV The Approach of War and the War Years; Chapter 28 The Greater East Asian Co-prosperity Sphere; Chapter 29 Nationalism in Japan; Chapter 30 Japan and the Outbreak of War in 1941; Chapter 31 Japanese Civilians in War; Chapter 32 Preparing for Peace and Survival: The Japanese Experience, 1943–46;


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