Policies. Simpson (Putnam Weale), The Truth about China and Japan
and An Indiscreet Chronicle from the Pacific
. Ballard, Influence of the
Sea on the Political History of Japan
. Kawakami, Japan in World Politics,
and Japan's Pacific Policy
. Millard, Democracy and the Eastern Question
. McGovern, Modern Japan
. Hornbeck, Contemporary Politics in the Far
. Compare references in Part 3-XII, XIII, XV-D.
A. IMPERIALISM (above, Part 3).
|1. ||Economic, nationalist, military, and political factors in Japanese
|2. ||Danger of antagonizing other nations--N.B. United States, British
Dominions, China (compare B-3, 4, below).|
B. "SURPLUS POPULATION."
|1. ||Meaning (compare Part 8, IV).|
|2. ||Necessity of industrialism.|
|3. ||Dependence on China, United States, etc., for raw materials and some
|4. ||Dependence on United States, China, India, etc., as markets for
|a. ||Difficulties arising from Japanese emigration to United States
(see above, Part 2).|
|b. ||Hostile attitude of British Dominions toward Japanese immigration.|
|c. ||Favorable attitude of South American countries.|
|d. ||Extent of Japanese emigration to China, and Korea.|
C. MILITARISM AND NAVALISM (N.B. peculiarly powerful position of military and naval cliques under Japanese form of government.)
D. NATIONAL PRIDE.
|1. ||As an important factor in imperialism (above, A).|
|2. ||As a reason for resentment of racial discrimination in United States
and British Dominions (above, B-5).|
E. INSULAR POSITION.
|1. ||Importance of sea-power.|
|a. ||Strength of navy.|
|b. ||Naval bases in Pacific.|
|c. ||(c) Relations with other important naval powers.|
|2. ||Advantageous position for shipping and commerce.|
|3. ||Comparison with Great Britain.|
F. RELATION TO FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF ASIA.
|1. ||Japanese conception of a "Monroe Doctrine for Asia."|
|2. ||Vital importance, for Japan, of future friendship, hostility, or subordination, of larger Asiatic peoples--China, India.|
|3. ||Japanese imperialist policy toward China as an obstacle to future
|4. ||Alternative policy of encouraging a "pan-Asiatic" movement.|
|a. ||Such a movement discussed, but virtually non-existent at present.|
|b. ||Possible significance of such a movement.|