DISCUSSION TOPIC: MEIJI JAPAN (1868-1912)


Your Mission

Browse extensively in several of the following web-sites as you try to identify key themes and issues that defined the Meiji Restoration and the Meiji Era (1868-1912) in Japanese history.


Some Questions

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Web-Sites

  Meiji Restoration -- Wikipedia:  An essay from the on-line encyclopedia.

  Meiji Restoration Era, 1868-1889:  An introduction from the Japan Society.

  Throwing Off Asia I -- Woodblock Prints Of Domestic Westernization (1868-1912):  A unit from MIT's Visualizing Culture web-site.

  Throwing Off Asia II -- Woodblock Prints Of The Sino-Japanese War (1894-95):  A unit from MIT's Visualizing Culture web-site.

  Throwing Off Asia III -- Woodblock Prints Of The Russo-Japanese War (1904-05):  A unit from MIT's Visualizing Culture web-site.

  Globetrotter's Japan -- Places -- Foreigners On The Tourist Circuit In Meiji Japan:  A unit from MIT's Visualizing Culture web-site.

  Globetrotter's Japan -- People -- Foreigners On The Tourist Circuit In Meiji Japan:  A unit from MIT's Visualizing Culture web-site.

Felice Beato's Japan -- Places -- An Album By The Pioneer Foreign Photographer In Yokohama:  A unit from MIT's Visualizing Culture web-site.

  Felice Beato's Japan -- People -- An Album By The Pioneer Foreign Photographer In Yokohama:  A unit from MIT's Visualizing Culture web-site.

  Yokohama Boomtown -- Foreigners In Treaty-Port Japan (1859-1872):  A unit from MIT's Visualizing Culture web-site.

  Asia Rising -- Japanese Postcards Of The Russo-Japanese War (1904-05):  A unit from MIT's Visualizing Culture web-site.


 

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