French Policy Towards the Bakufu and Meiji Japan 1854-95

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Psychology Press, 1998 - Political Science - 394 pages
Little serious work has been done on the policies towards Japan of countries other than the US or Britain in the seminal Meiji period. This study looks to fill this gap by investigating French policy from the opening of Japan to the Japanese triumph in the Sino-Japanese war.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Struggle to Enforce the Treaties 185964
23
Léon Roches and French Support of the Bakufu
48
France and the Consolidation of the Meiji Government
73
France and the Emergence of Japanese Foreign Policy
110
France and the Revision of the Unequal Treaties
143
The Decline of French Influence 188595
177
French Trade and Its Influence on French Policy
219
Modernization and Culture
235
Conclusions
296
Abbreviations
368
Index
386
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