The Impact of the Russo-Japanese War (Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia)

Editat de Rotem Kowner
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en Limba Engleză Hardback – December 2006
The Russo-Japanese War was the major conflict of the earliest decade of the twentieth century. The struggle for mastery in northeast Asia, specifically for control of Korea, was watched at the time very closely by observers from many other countries keen to draw lessons about the conduct of war in the modern industrial age. The defeat of a traditional European power by a non-white, non-western nation became a model for imitation and admiration among people under, or threatened with, colonial rule.
Examining the wide impact of the war and exploring the effect on the political balance in northeast Asia, this book focuses on the reactions in Europe, the United States, East Asia and the wider colonial world, considering the impact on different sections of society, on political and cultural ideas and ideologies, and on various national independence movements.
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ISBN-13: 9780415368247
ISBN-10: 0415368243
Pagini: 348
Ilustrații: 3 b/w images and 3 halftones
Dimensiuni: 161 x 234 x 25 mm
Greutate: 0.69 kg
Ediția: Episodes/Uncut.
Editura: Routledge
Seria Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia


1. Between a Colonial Clash and World War Zero: The Impact of the Russo-Japanese War in a Global Perspective  Part 1: The Belligerents  2. The War as a Turning Point in Modern Japanese History  3. If Japan Had Lost the War  4. The War and the Fate of the Tsarist Autocracy  5. From Enemies to Allies: The War and Russo-Japanese Relations  Part 2: Europe and the United States  6. The Fragmenting of the Old World Order: Britain, the Great Powers, and the War  7. Germany, the Russo-Japanese War and the Road to the Great War  8. The Impact of the War on the French Political Scene  9. The Emergence of a New Rivalry: The War and the United States 10. White Mongols? The War and American Discourses on Race and Religion  Part 3: East Asia and the Colonial World  11. The Impact of the War on China  12. On the Confluence of History and Memory: The Significance of the War for Korea  13. Ironies of History: The War and the Origins of East Asian Radicalism  14. Tokyo as a Shared Mecca of Modernity: War Echoes in the Colonial Malay World  15. India and the War  Part 4: The Military Arena  16. A Model Not to Follow: The European Armies and the Lessons of the War  17. The Impact of the War on Naval Warfare  18. The Road to Jutland? The War and the German Navy

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Rotem Kowner is Professor of Japanese History at the University of Haifa, Israel. His recent works include The Forgotten Campaign: The Russo-Japanese War and Its Legacy, Historical Dictionary of the Russo-Japanese War, and the edited collection Rethinking the Russo-Japanese War: Centennial Perspectives.