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Study on Japan's National Security Concept after Meiji Restoration (1867~1914)
Meiji Restoration;Japan;National Security Concept;Geopolitics;Territorial Expansionism
|Issue Date:||2021-10-26 13:35:59 (UTC+8)|
In the middle period of the 19th century, after two hundred of seclusion policy, because the impact of West European countries, Japan began a series of policy to open the country to the world. How to understand the essence of imperialism to defend the outside force was an important issue to the intellects in the late Tokugawa shogunate and at the beginning of Meiji period. In Meiji period, Japanese domestic policy was to break away from Sino-centric system in East Asia and merge into West European sovereign state system, and to reorganize the structure of its domestic society, economy and politics. As for the foreign policy, Japan dropped from Sino-centric rule to build a modern nation state. As a country located on the edge of Eurasia, after the beginning of Meiji Restoration, Japan's explain about the world represents its orientation toward the cultural choice and the national security concept from the later 19th century to the 20th century. The control of the territory is a key point of political conflicts if we look into the development of International Politics; furthermore, the desire for the territory of the nation state is the main reason for the invasion. That is to say, Japan's modernization was closely linked to the territorial expansionism.
|Relation:||國際關係學報, 47, 113-136|
|Appears in Collections:||[國際關係學報] 期刊論文|
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