CHRONOLOGY

1904 War with Russia over Korea defeat of Russia Treaty of Portsmouth 1905 limited concessions received

 

GLOSSARY

Hakodate port city of South Hokkaido major entrepot for the old Russia trade extremely attractive townscape
nichiro Japan/Russia ro kanji abbreviation meaning dew dewdrop indicating Russia
Northern Territories Etorofu Habomai Kunashiri and Shikotan islands the Kurile Islands Dispute hoppo ryodo mondai between Japan and Russia
railways List List publication on railways Die Welt bewegt sich 1837 he was the leading promoter of railways in Germany and indirectly in Russia

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