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Russia and Its Northeast Asian Neighbors: China, Japan, and Korea, 1858-1945

As a result of the Aigun (1858) and Beijing Treaties (1860) Russia had become a participant in international relations of Northeast Asia, but historiography has underestimated the presence of Russia and the USSR in this region. This collection elucidates how Russia’s expansion affected early Meiji Japan’s policy towards Korea and the late Qing Empire’s Manchurian reform. Russia participated in the mega-imperial system of transportation and customs control in Northern China and created a trans…

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Party Politics in Japan: Political Chaos and Stalemate in the 21st Century (Routledge Contemporary Japan Series)

The Japanese political system is a parliamentary democracy and was the first western style government in Asia when the parliamentary system was adopted in the 1880s. It has a multiparty system, free elections, and a parliament that functions much the same way that any other democratic parliament functions, however for much of its existence the Japanese party system has been dominated by one party. This fact is crucial to understanding contemporary politics in Japan, especially since the long…

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