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Foreign Office Files for Japan, 1919-1952

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Foreign Office Files for Japan, 1919-1952

What is it? Through extensive runs of Foreign Office Files from the National Archives, UK, this collection documents Anglo-Japanese diplomatic relations during an era of rapid Japanese progression and expansion.

Capturing Japan’s ascent to the rank of a global superpower through diplomatic dispatches, correspondence, maps, summaries of events and other diverse material, Foreign Office Files for Japan, 1919-1952 unites formerly restricted Japan-centric documents from the rich FO 371 and FO 262 series, with the addition of FO 371 Western and American Department, and Far Eastern sub papers.

Files leave little room for doubt about the main concerns spanning the three decades. Throughout the 1920s tensions with China are prominent, as are trade negotiations and the devastating impact of the Tokyo earthquake. Into the 1930s, the files discuss the repercussions of Japan’s aggressive foreign policy, particularly in relation to Manchuria, and the threat to British, American and Dutch interests in the Far East. By 1941, documents tell the story of two nations in the grips of a devastating global conflict.

The collection includes:
* Japanese Imperialism and the War in the Pacific, 1931-1945
* Occupation of Japan, 1946-1952
* Japan and Great Power Status, 1919-1930

Why use it? British Foreign Office files dealing with Japan between 1919 and 1952

Coverage: 1919 - 1952

Access: Available on networked computers on the MSU campus in Bozeman and via the proxy server. Unlimited number of simultaneous users.

Vendor: Adam Matthew Digital

Subjects: Anthropology, History, History Core

Contact(s):
Hannah McKelvey
Linked Data Topics:
Anthropology
History
Primary source
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Total interactions: 172

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Rating: 1 out of 5 (based on 172 out of 1795501 total interactions with all of our databases)

Last updated: 2018-12-16 13:05:28

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