Japanese Cross Culture(World Interaction) Notes - 1 Threat of Colonization of Japan resulted in exxpansion of Japanese empire a Japanese had rivalry

Japanese Cross Culture(World Interaction) Notes - 1 Threat...

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1. Threat of Colonization of Japan resulted in exxpansion of Japanese empire a. Japanese had rivalry with China b. Meiji emperor + Qing Dynasty war i. Japanese won, resulted in Shimonoseki treaty 2. Sino-Japanese War(1894-1895) a. Treaty of Shimonoseki i. China paid huge sums of money to Japan b. Triple Intervention i. Three powers state that Japan may not have China ii. Japan was unsatisfied 3. Russo-Japanese War(1904-1905) a. Russians took Liao Teng peninsula, Japan enraged, led to war i. Battle of Tsushima 1. Russia was defeat by Japan, Western powers were astonished. Decolonization of Asian countries resulted, Asians saw they could fight back ii. Treaty of Portsmouth 4. Themes in art in these wars a. Heroes i. Reported and celebrated on media, extraordinary impact b. Explosions i. New technology, different from firearms ii. How to depict the explosions? c. Sea battles i. Large deal of creativity of what Japanese did to Chinese ships, artists tried to visualize battle scenes d. Death i. Creativity with depicting war scenes 5.

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