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Author Kowner, Rotem
Title Rethinking the Russo-Japanese War, 1904-5 : Centennial Perspectives
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2007
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Edition 1st ed
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Note Intro -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgements -- List of Contributors -- List of Maps, Tables and Figures -- List of Illustrations -- Conventions -- Introduction -- Maps -- 1 The Memory and Significance of the Russo-Japanese War from a Centennial Perspective -- PART I ORIGINS -- 2 Guarding the Gates of Our East Asia: Japanese Reactions to the Far Eastern Crisis (1897-98) as a Prelude to the War -- 3 An Invitation to the Aquarium: Sergei Witte and the Origins of Russia's War with Japan -- 4 "The Unknown Enemy:" The Siberian Frontier and the Russo-Japanese Rivalry, 1890s-1920s -- PART II THE WAR -- 5 The Clash of Two Continental Empires: The Land War Reconsidered -- 6 The Secret Factor: Japanese Network of Intelligence-gathering on Russia during the War -- 7 Chaos versus Cruelty: Sakhalin as a Secondary Theater of Operations -- 8 The War and the Perception of Japan by British Investors -- 9 Realpolitik or Jewish Solidarity? Jacob Schiff's Financial Support for Japan Revisited -- 10 The War, Military Expenditures, and Postbellum Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Japan -- 11 The Widow's Tears and the Soldier's Dream: Gender and Japanese Wartime Visual Culture -- 12 School Songs, the War, and Nationalist Indoctrination in Japan -- 13 Forgotten Heroes: Russian Women in the War -- 14 The Dress Rehearsal? Russian Realism and Modernism through War and Revolution -- 15 The Scepter of the Far East and the Crown of the Third Rome: The War in the Mirror of Russian Poetry -- PART III REACTIONS AND POSTWAR REPERCUSSIONS -- 16 The Impact of the War on the Constitutional Government in Japan -- 17 The Legacy of the War and the World of Islam in Japanese Pan-Asian Discourse: Wakabayashi Han's Kaikyo Sekai to Nihon -- 18 Soldiers' Unrest Behind the Front after the End of the War -- 19 Imperial Russian War Planning for the Eurasian Space and the Impact of the War
20 The War and British Strategic Foreign Policy -- 21 British War Correspondents and the War -- 22 Participant Observation: Germany, the War, and the Road to a European Clash -- 23 Perceptions of Russia in German Military Leadership during the War -- 24 A Different View: The War in Austro-Hungarian Political Cartoons -- 25 A Reinterpretation of the Ottoman Neutrality During the War -- 26 The Jewish Response to the War -- 27 Russo-Japanese Negotiations and the Japanese Annexation of Korea -- 28 Japan's Victory in Philippine, Vietnamese, and Burmese Perspectives -- 29 The War and the British Invasion of Tibet, 1904 -- 30 Distant Echoes: The Reflection of the War in the Middle East -- Bibliography -- Index
Many questions and issues related to the Russo-Japanese War remain unsolved, or call for a reexamination. This volume, the first of two, provides a comprehensive reexamination of the origins of the conflict, the various dimensions of the nineteen-month conflagration, the legacy of the war, and its place in the history of the twentieth century
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Kowner, Rotem Rethinking the Russo-Japanese War, 1904-5 : Centennial Perspectives Leiden : BRILL,c2007 9781905246038
Subject Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905 -- History.;Japan -- History -- Meiji period, 1868-1912.;Japan -- Foreign relations -- 20th century
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