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Japanese Studies Primary Sources in Western Languages: 7. Taisho to present

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British Foreign Office: Japan Correspondence, 1914-1923: Emergence of Japan as a Pacific Power

This collection contains dispatches, policy papers, correspondences, memoranda, and other communications between the British Foreign Office and diplomats stationed in East Asia. The database is searchable, and contains both typed and handwritten documents. Japan's industrial power and imperial ambitions increased over this period, causing diplomatic tensions reflected in some of these documents.

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