Unformatted text preview: a stable centralized government, Japan was able to implement policies that often benefited their own industries and citizens. Japan was incorporated, that is influenced, much later than China allowing for a much greater level of autonomy than the heavily Western influenced China. Western nations had already connected with many countries in Asia providing them with a steady supply of satellite resources and thus exempting the latecomer Japan and giving Japan much more opportunity to develop and become autonomous....
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- Spring '07
- Empire of Japan, Meiji Restoration, Meiji Constitution, Boshin War