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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