Meiji History

Emperor Meiji (3): The Man and the Image

Emperor Meiji (3): The Man and the Image

  • 24th May 2019

Japan’s victory over Russia in 1905, although won at great cost and, one might say, by the skin of their teeth, represented a great triumph and gave rise to an upsurge in nationalism. By 1905 many Japanese were too young to remember the time of their country’s humiliating weakness in…

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