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Three Meiji leaders

James Augustin Brown Scherer

Three Meiji leaders

Ito, Togo, Nogi

by James Augustin Brown Scherer

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Published by Hokuseido Press in Tokyo .
Written in English

  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Itō, Hirobumi, 1841-1909.,
    • Tōgō, Heihachirō, Count, 1848-1934.,
    • Nogi, Maresuke, 1849-1912.,
    • Eastern question (Far East),
    • Japan -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby James A. B. Scherer.
      LC ClassificationsDS883 .S35
      The Physical Object
      Pagination133 p.
      Number of Pages133
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6356850M
      LC Control Number37020139

        When Emperor Meiji began his rule, in , Japan was a splintered empire, dominated by the shogun and the daimyos, who ruled over the country's more than decentralized domains and who were, in the main, cut off from the outside world, staunchly antiforeign, and committed to the traditions of the by:   What financial problems did the Meiji leader face in See answers (1) Ask for details ; Follow Report Log in to add a comment Answer /5 2. jkerley +3 cliffffy4h and 3 others learned from this answer Crushing the clans and rebellions hostile to the imperial regime had led to heavy public spending at a time revenue was hard to obtain.

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Emperor Meiji (明治天皇, Meiji-tennō, 3 November – 30 July ), or Meiji the Great (明治大帝, Meiji-taitei), was the nd Emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of succession, reigning from 3 February until his death on 30 July He presided over the Meiji era, a time of rapid change that witnessed the Empire of Japan rapidly transform from an Predecessor: Kōmei.

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Meiji Japan represents a reassessment of the political, economic and social history of Japan during the Meiji period (). The Meiji Restoration of was a pivotal event in Japanese history. Often seen as marking the break between 'pre-modern' and 'modern' Japan, the Restoration has dominated perceptions of Japan's history.

Concentrating on a key neglected aspect of the modernization process in Japan during the Meiji era, this volume treats in depth the assistance given to the Meiji regime by foreign visitors. One contribution takes a fresh look at the Meiji modernizers who constitute the ancestors of the tightly knit establishment that guides the contemporary super-power.5/5(1).

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Jansen. Three overseas plants (Meiji Ice Cream (Guang Zhou) Co., Ltd. (China), Meiji Dairies (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. (China), and Meiji Seika Food Industry (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

(China)) have been certified as centers for science and technology information, serving as proper models for the spread of. Meiji leaders, like their counterparts in the West, came to see railway construction as virtually synonymous with nation building.

This equation gave the state a strong basis for action and helped propel the railroad to a central place in the political landscape of Meiji Japan.

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