Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Japanese Imperialism 1894–1945$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

W. G. Beasley

Print publication date: 1991

Print ISBN-13: 9780198221685

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221685.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 27 February 2020

Overseas Trade and Investment, 1895–1930

Overseas Trade and Investment, 1895–1930

Chapter:
(p.122) 9 Overseas Trade and Investment, 1895–1930
Source:
Japanese Imperialism 1894–1945
Author(s):

W. G. Beasley

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221685.003.0009

By the end of the first decade of the twentieth century, Japan had established for itself a position of advantage in relation to its neighbours in much the same way as the Western powers had done. It opted for a narrow interpretation of national economic advantage in this context, which did not accord easily with the co-operative emphasis implicit in the China treaties. Disagreements about the interpretation of phrases such as the Open Door and equal opportunity became frequent. In the end, Japan turned away from the treaty port system almost entirely, seeking to co-ordinate economic policy within its formal and informal empires in such a way as to devise an international structure in East Asia that would better suit its needs. This development formed an important part of the story of Japanese imperialism after 1930.

Keywords:   foreign trade, colonial trade, foreign investment, Japan, China treaties, East Asia

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .