IBDP History Chapter 1.1 Notes

the impact of nationalism and militarism on japan’s foreign policy: the origins, 1853–1930

STUDY NOTES FOR HISTORY CHAPTER 1.1 – THE IMPACT OF NATIONALISM AND MILITARISM ON JAPAN’S FOREIGN POLICY: THE ORIGINS, 1853–1930

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The notes of “The impact of nationalism and militarism on Japan’s foreign policy: the origins” starts with a timeline of major events that took place in Japanese history from 1853 to 1930. This timeline helps students memorise the important dates and understand the key events better. The notes discuss the origin of nationalism is Japan, effects of the Sino-Japanese war on the Japanese economy and a comprehensive overview of the Japanese government and its policies through these decades, with special highlight given to the crucial decades of 1900s, 1920s, 1930s and 1940s.

The notes also discuss the impact of the second World War, the benefits and results of the Second World war on Japanese nationalism and evolution of the Japanese foreign policy. The role of political instability in China in encouraging Japanese nationalism before the 1930s is also discussed in detail. The notes are colour coordinated and bulleted for easy comprehension. The notes end with an acronym specifically curated to help you review and remember the concepts longer. The bulleted key points will help you formalise the understanding of these important concepts in a systematic manner.