Meiji Asia's response to the West/
Discusses Commodore Perry's invasion of Tokoyo Bay and the ensuing trade treaty with the U.S. which ended Japan's 250-year seclusion. Mobilized by the charismatic leader, Emperor Meiji, Japan reorganized its society and cast aside centuries of tradition to become the first industrially un...
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