CHRONOLOGY

1908

Karl Haushofer 1869 - 1946 posted to Tokyo by German Army travels in Asia and his geopolitics influence Japan

 

GLOSSARY

ajia

Asia

first kanji 'a' frequently used compound element as hana Pan Asia cf nichia

Europe

Leaving Asia datsuaron of Yukichi Fukuzawa

a Meiji Era push to adopt socioeconomic models principally from Europe

JAIC

Japan Asia Investment Company

major venture capital/private equity fund company acting internationally

kaijohoancho

Japan Coast Guard

North East Asia tensions something of a PR and a budget godsend

Kyushu

island South of Honshu

one of four major islands of Japan relatively buoyant economy close to East Asia

nichia

Japan/Asia

a kanji abbreviation rank next come after possibly indicating Asia vs Europe

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