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Lecture 2 (Thurs. 1/31/08) History 107 Non-Western Civilization: Modern Japan, 1860–Present “Troubles at Home, Dangers from Abroad” ( Naiy ± -gaikan ) Lecture outline 1. Troubles at Home - Ky ± h ± Reforms - Kansei Reforms - ² shio Heihachir ± and the 1830s 2. Dangers from Abroad: British Imperialist Expansion in Asia - High Age of British Imperialism - India and the China Trade - The Opium War and the “Treaty Port System” - Treaty of Nanking (1842) - Soon followed by US, France, Russia 3. Japan and the West, 1842-1854 - Rumors of trouble - Enter, the USA: The arrival of Commodore Perry - Abe’s gamble: Ask the Daimyo
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