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Japanese Neutrality in the Nineteenth Century: International Law and Transcultural Process

Howland, Douglas

In: Transcultural Studies, 1 (2010), pp. 14-37

Official URL: http://archiv.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/ojs/index.php/transcultural/article/view/1927
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Abstract

An international and transcultural process, the history of Japanese neutrality in the nineteenth century is marked by changing ideas of the international laws of war and the rights of neutrals among the western powers.  The essay explores three points at which Japan's international history intersected with these developments in the meaning and practice of neutrality: the Franco-Prussian War of 1870, the Sino-French conflict of 1884, and the Spanish-American War of 1898.  Japan's working out a position of neutrality turns out to be one of many international and shifting attempts to construct neutrality in the nineteenth century.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Transcultural Studies
Volume: 1
Date Deposited: 13. Jan 2011 13:34
Date: 2010
Page Range: pp. 14-37
Faculties / Institutes: Service facilities > Exzellenzcluster Asia and Europe in a Global Context
Subjects: 950 General history of Asia Far East
Uncontrolled Keywords: History; Law; Cultural Studies, neutrality, law, translation
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