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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