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Japan and Britain in Shanghai, 1925-31 : St. Anthony's Series - Harumi Goto-Shibata

Japan and Britain in Shanghai, 1925-31

St. Anthony's Series

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In Shanghai of 1925, the shooting of Chinese demonstrators by British policemen developed into a full-scale anti-British movement, while in 1932 Japan bombarded the Chinese areas of Shanghai. This text examines how the relations between China, Britain and Japan in Shanghai changed over time during the period. It investigates the economic aspect of history and businessmen's perceptions as well as the diplomatic and military aspects, because economic expansion was one of the most important objectives of Japan in the 1920s.

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction
The Backgroundp. 1
The Shanghai International Settlementp. 1
The Far East after the First World Warp. 8
The May Thirtieth Incident and Its Aftermathp. 13
The May Thirtieth Incidentp. 13
From General Strike to Anti-British Boycottp. 15
Dissonance among the Powersp. 19
Japan's Stance on International Co-operationp. 21
Britain's Reaction to the Separate Settlementp. 28
Opinions of the Japanesep. 31
The British Stance in 1926p. 33
The Northern Expedition and Shanghaip. 42
The Defence of Shanghaip. 42
The Nanking Incident and the Criticism of Shidehara's Policyp. 48
The First Shantung Expeditionp. 56
The Chinese Anti-foreign Movementp. 60
Role Reversalp. 67
Change in Britain's Stancep. 68
The Tsinan Incidentp. 71
Britain's Stance Immediately after the Tsinan Incidentp. 76
The Unification of Chinap. 79
The Anti-Japanese Boycott in Shanghaip. 83
Japanese Perceptions of the Boycottp. 85
Japan's Efforts to Co-operate with Britainp. 88
The New Government in Nankingp. 93
Sluggish Sino-Japanese Relations and the Anti-Japanese Boycottp. 93
British Opinions on the Anti-Japanese Boycottp. 100
The Japanese Perception of the Boycottp. 103
The Temporary End of the Anti-Japanese Boycottp. 106
The Great Depression and the Trade Situation in Shanghaip. 107
The Policies of Nanking and the Japanese in Shanghaip. 110
Towards the Shanghai Incidentp. 116
The Revival of the Anti-Japanese Boycott after the Wanpaoshan and Korean Incidentsp. 116
The Japanese in Shanghai, the Navy and the Diplomatsp. 121
Opinions of the British in Shanghaip. 131
From the Manchurian Incident to the Shanghai Incidentp. 133
Conclusionp. 144
Notesp. 152
Bibliographyp. 180
Indexp. 192
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ISBN: 9780333643242
ISBN-10: 0333643240
Series: St. Anthony's Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 196
Published: 17th November 1995
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 1