The Development of Japan

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Macmillan, 1918 - Japan - 245 pages
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Page 208 - China, and they declare, furthermore that they always adhere to the principle of the so-called "open door" or equal opportunity for commerce and industry in China. "Moreover, they mutually declare that they are opposed to the acquisition by any government of any special rights or privileges that would affect the independence or territorial integrity of China, or that would deny to the subjects or citizens of any country the full enjoyment of equal opportunity in the commerce and industry of China.
Page 208 - The Governments of the United States and Japan recognize that territorial propinquity creates special relations between countries, and, consequently, the Government of the United States recognizes that Japan has special interests in China, particularly in that part to which her possessions are contiguous.
Page 192 - As Premier of Japan, I have stated and I now again state to the people of America and of the world that Japan has no ulterior motive, no desire to secure more territory, no thought of depriving China or other peoples of anything which they now possess.
Page 120 - Intellect and learning shall be sought for throughout the world, in order to establish the foundations of the Empire.
Page xi - The scope of the work, as defined by the author, has been " to give an introductory chapter on the geographic setting, followed by a succinct narrative of the nation's history to the time of Commodore Perry.
Page 245 - To tell clearly and impartially the story of human achievement in what is now the United States, from the earliest traces of man's existence to the present time," is the purpose and scope of this volume. In fulfilling this aim the author has chosen for use only those facts which seemed best suited to explain the progress of the people as a nation. Beginning with the physical environment and the condition...
Page 120 - The practice of discussion and debate shall be universally adopted, and all measures shall be decided by public argument. " High and low shall be of one mind, and social order shall thereby be perfectly maintained.
Page 120 - High and low shall be of one mind, and social order shall thereby be perfectly maintained. It is necessary that the civil and military powers be concentrated in a single whole, the rights of all classes be assured, and the national mind be completely satisfied.
Page 153 - Japan. is hereby understood that each shall give to the other previous notice in writing of its intention to do so and that after the matter is settled they shall withdraw their troops.
Page 243 - The campaigns in the several wars of this period have been treated, not in technical detail, but with sufficient fullness to enable the reader to comprehend the chief strategical movements and the reasons for their success or failure. The student of military science is enabled in addition to follow the significant developments in relation to military tactics. The characters and methods of those statesmen who had the greatest influence upon international affairs have been developed at length. The...

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