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Abacus and the Sword The Japanese Penetration of Korea, 1895-1910

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ISBN-10: 0520213610

ISBN-13: 9780520213616

Edition: 1998

Authors: Peter Duus

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What forces were behind Japan's emergence as the first non-Western colonial power at the turn of the twentieth century? Peter Duus brings a new perspective to Meiji expansionism in this pathbreaking study of Japan's acquisition of Korea, the largest of its colonial possessions. He shows how Japan's drive for empire was part of a larger goal to become the economic, diplomatic, and strategic equal of the Western countries who had imposed a humiliating treaty settlement on the country in the 1850s. Duus maintains that two separate but interlinked processes, one political/military and the other economic, propelled Japan's imperialism. Every attempt at increasing Japanese political influence…    
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 4/24/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 498
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English