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  • Japanese Colonization Of Korea
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    Did Japan modernize or Korea? Scholars have debated this question with vigor throughout this century. I do not believe the answer is so black and white. While looking at the history of the colonization, evidence of both should appear. The word colonization alone generally means to move into another people's land and exploit resources. However, positive results can appear during a negative situation. Regardless of what point of view an individual takes, there is no doubt that Japan has dramatical...
  • Meiji Restoration In Japan
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    In 1868, The Meiji Restoration in Japan begins as the Emperor Meiji oversees an era of rapid modernization, creates a conscript army, and abolishes the samurai-class ranking which has defined order in Japan since the 1600's. Education is reformed, a constitution is created; a parliament established. Victory in wars with Russia and China will begin the dominant period of Japanese nationalism and influence leading to World War II. Japan in modern times is one of the most technologically advanced c...
  • Japanese Colonialism In Korea
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    Itis interesting to find that only some political economists emphasize the fact that Japanese colonialism in Korea played a large part in the development of a high-growth economy. In both readings we get to see that Japanese colonialism greatly differed from Europeancolonialism. In one way, this is because Europeancolonialism rarely introduced heavy industry into the economy, or even pushed the economy with such a heavy hand. As well, Japan left Korea with a relatively high level of industrializ...
  • History Of The Korea Japan Relations
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    INTRODUCTION: a brief overview of the current situation regarding the security issue in the Pacific region Since the end of the Second World War, the shape of the relations between the nations in the Pacific region has stayed more or less the same way until the present. However, there has been one big changed that affected the situation in the Pacific region and it was the outbreak of the Korean war and the creation of a Communist North Korea. This brought a huge inevitable change in relations b...
  • Japan's Colonial Industrialism In Korea
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    The Japanese Colonial Legacy In Korea North and South Korea are nations that while filled with contempt for Japan have used the foundations that Japan laid during the colonial period to further industrialization. Japan's colonization of Korea is critical in understanding what enabled Korea to industrialize in the period since 1961. Japan's program of colonial industrialization is unique in the world. Japan was the only colonizer to locate various heavy industry is in its colonies. By 1945 the in...
  • Japan's Imperial Experience In Korea For Example
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    "Japan's imperial experience was different from that of the West in Asia and Africa in several fundamental ways". (Bruce Cummings) Is it a valid categorisation of Japanese rule in Korea? Identify some of the main differences between Japanese colonialism and Western colonialism. Illustrate your answer with examples. Imperialism has existed for many years and has displayed many differing forms. It is a naturally occurring event that has a vast and complex history. Major world powers have been stri...
  • Later Ko Gu Ryo
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    A year from 2333 B.C. to 1400 AD The civilization of Korea started around 6000 BC in the Neolithic are. But Korean history really started from 2333 BC. At that time, Korea had four countries. The four countries, are Ko-Gu-Ryo, Pack-Che, Shilla and Ka-Ya, Ka-Ya incorporated with Ko-Gu-Ryo in 200 B.C. because this country couldn't handle the War between the other countries. At first, one of these three countries, Ko-Gu-Ryo, was strongest and biggest. This country developed toughness and sprightlin...
  • Japan's Successes In Foreign Policy
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    A major part of Japan's history from the late Nineteenth Century up to 1914 was military aggression. During this period there were many economic, social and political pressures that facilitated military expansion. Japanese militarism manifested on the Asian mainland in wars, aggression and military presence on foreign soil. Japan's foreign policy was influenced by it's government, education, religion and social structure. Economic pressures facilitating military expansion up to 1914. Japan was a...
  • United Nations Victory In Korea
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    Direct air and naval surface attacks on the Chinese mainland were probably the most immediate way of striking a hard blow against the Communists. These were also the actions most likely to precipitate a full-scale war. [13] All of the nations allied with the United States against Communist aggression in Korea were strongly opposed to direct attack on China. Since China had no great industrial centers, the most profitable targets would be military and air installations, railroads, and shipping fa...
  • Korea And Japan
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    On January 22, 1864, a twelve year old nephew of the late king became King KoJong with his father as regent. His father, Yi Ha-ung, was commonly known as the Taewon-gun. The period of his reign of the years 1864-1873 was known as the Dark Age Period. The economy was poor and Korea was also isolated from the rest of the world with the exception of China and Japan. Soon after the opening of Japan to the West in 1854 and the opening of northern ports of China, made it impossible for Korea to mainta...
  • Korea's Technology
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    Korea's technology is very great. In 1985 cars were made in 2 minutes, tvs in less than 40 secs. Now in the year 2003 how fast would it be? a couple of seconds to build a car, ships only take a few weeks... If you compare t to New Zealand it seems like NZ is very undeveloped in technology seeing that NZ cannot make cars, tvs not even a little cellhpone. Everything is imported. New Zealand doesn't have much technology making them highly undevelpoed but in farming. Who needs farms nowadays? Techno...
  • Korea And Japan S Road To Modernization
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    The Miraculous Modernizations in Korea and Japan Ever since Western powers first attempted to colonize virtually all of Asia, these eastern nations have struggled to become modernized and independent, with the exception of Japan and Korea. It can be safely assumed that both Korea and Japan suffered great destruction from World War II. For some years following Japan!'s defeat in World War II, the nation!'s economy was almost totally paralyzed from wartime destruction, with severe food shortages a...
  • North Korea's Nuclear Program
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    "North Korea's Nuclear Program" This paper focuses on the event of the nuclear weapons program crisis in the East Asia realm and its effects on the regions from near and far. I am only going to focuses on a couple of countries in that region for simplicity. China (The People's Republic of China), the superpower to the west; Japan, the superpower of the east, North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea); South Korea, the bottom half of the Korean Peninsula, as well as the U.S. involvement ...
  • Young Japanese Boy Lives In Korea
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    Russia occupied Korea for the ten years before the Russo-Japanese War of 1905. With the Treaty of Portsmouth that ended the war, Russia handed over control of Korea to Japan and "Japan asserted herself as a power among her Asian neighbors. Japan's next move was to establish the Protectorate Treaty (1905) " (First, 1). In 1910, the Yi Dynasty came to an end and political and economic control went to Japan completely. "From the on start of the Meiji Restoration, Japan had it's eye on Korea" (First...
  • 2002 World Cup Games Ticket
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    It is hard to deny that sports and economy are correlated whether is for the mutual benefit or detriment. Almost every country has its most popular and favourite sport. Baseball is for Japan, Cuba, and Korea. Football is for U.S., while Hockey is for Canada. Rugby is for Australia, and New Zealand. However, Soccer is for continent of Europe, Africa, Latin America, and recently, even China. It is undeniable that Soccer is arguably the most widespread sport all over the world, and beside those abo...

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