Identify the chief determinants of Japanese imperialism and explain how and why they changed during the period 1868-1937?
Purpose: The last major wave of imperial expansion in world history developed in earnest after 1875. It came to an end, more or less, with the outbreak of World War I in 1914. The rationale for empire was, as we saw in Unit 6, diverse. Economic motivations for markets, labor, and raw materials, evangelical religion, […]