CHRONOLOGY

1919

Sir Halford Mackinder 1861 - 1947 publishes his 'Heartland Theory' book giving geopolitics value to Manchuria

1908

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

 

GLOSSARY

geopolitics

a factor bearing on national strategy chiseigaku

notably Mahon 1840 - 1914, Mackinder 1861 - 1947, Haushofer 1869 - 1946

Haushofer

Karl Ernst Haushofer 1869 - 1946

proponent of land power over sea power geopolitics active in Japan 1908 - 1910

Mackinder

Sir Halford Mackinder 1861 - 1947

Siberian core of the Heartland + Inner Crescent + Outer Crescent cf geopolitics

Mahan

Alfred Thayer Mahan 1840 - 1914

proponent of naval power over land power geopolitics with an influence on Japan

Manchuria

North East China

geopolitics gave value to an industrial base on the Eurasian continent cf Haushofer

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