1900 to 1950: A Half-Century of Crisis and Advancement
Qing 1644 to 1912
Republic of China 1912 to present     People's Republic of China 1949
Meiji Restoration 1868 to 1912
Taisho Period 1912 to 1926
Showa Period 1926 to 1989
Choson 1392 to 1910
Japanese Rule 1910 to 1945     U.S.-Soviet Occupation
1945
French rule in "Indochina" (Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam) 1862 to mid-20th century
British rule 19th century to 1947     Independence and Partition 1947

JAPAN 1900-1950
JAPAN: HISTORY-ARCHAEOLOGY

Meiji Restoration (1868-1912); Taisho Period (1912-1926); Showa Period (1926-1989)

GOVERNMENT AND ADMINISTRATION

Nationalism and Propaganda

MILITARY AND DEFENSE

Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905)

World War I and Its Aftermath

Japan and World War II

World War II: Japanese Americans in the United States

World War II: The Atomic Bomb

World War II: Allied/American Occupation of Japan

SOCIETY

Changing Ideals of Feminine Beauty

LITERATURE AND FILM

The Taisho Modernists

Silent Films


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