Love thine enemy: Japanese perceptions of Russia
Shimazu, Naoko (2005) Love thine enemy: Japanese perceptions of Russia. In: Steinberg, John W. and Menning, Bruce W. and Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, David and Wolff, David and Yokote, Shinji (eds.) The Russo-Japanese war in global perspective: world war zero. History of War 1 29. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 365-384. ISBN 978 90 04 14284 8.
This volume examines the Russo-Japanese War in its military, diplomatic, social, political, economic, and cultural context. Through the use of research from newly opened Russian and little used Japanese sources the editors assert that the Russo-Japanese War was, in fact, World War Zero, the first global conflict in the 20th century. The contributors demonstrate that the Russo-Japanese War, largely forgotten in the aftermath of World War One, actually was a precursor to the catastrophe that engulfed the world less than a decade after the signing of the Treaty of Portsmouth. This study not only further reveals the weaknesses of Imperial Russia but also exhibits Japan as it entered its fateful 20th century. (Description taken from publisher's website: http://www.brill.nl/default.aspx?partid=210&pid=31583)
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|School:||Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > History, Classics and Archaeology|
|Depositing User:||Ms. Catherine Richardson|
|Date Deposited:||15 May 2009 14:36|
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