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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Empire of Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Although it was in the 1889 Constitution of the Empire of Japan that the title Empire of Japan was officially used for the first time, it was not until 1936 that the proper official title of the country was legalized.
Japan is censured by the League of Nations (December 7).
Japan occupies Indochina in the wake of the fall of Paris, and signs the Tripartite Pact (September 27).
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Empire_of_Japan   (1290 words)

  
 History of Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
According to Shoku Nihongi (&32154;&26085;&26412;&32000;), Emperor Kammu of Japan's mother Takano-no-Niigasa (&39640;&37326;&26032;&31520;) was a descendent of King Muryeong of Baekje.
Japan went to the peace conference at Versailles in 1919 as one of the great military and industrial powers of the world and received official recognition as one of the "Big Five" of the new international order.
Japan allied with Germany and Italy, and formed the Axis Pact of September 27, 1940.
history-of-japan.iqnaut.net   (4003 words)

  
 Japan: history 1941-45 - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Japan: history 1941-45   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
This meant the breakdown of Japan's original strategy, which relied on the bases in the Carolines, Marianas, Philippines, and Ryukyu Islands as ‘unsinkable aircraft carriers’ for covering Japan's maritime communications to the mainland of Asia and the Malay Archipelago, and for preventing a close approach of the enemy by sea to the Japanese homeland.
Japan's hope of using Burma as a springboard for invading India had been finally destroyed by the failure of the Japanese thrust into Manipur in the spring of 1944.
It was the moment for Japan to risk a naval battle, and in October 1944 the main strength of the Japanese navy was deployed in a determined attempt to crush the US naval force that was covering the invasion of the island of Leyte in the Philippines.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Japan:+history+1941-45   (2026 words)

  
 Political status of Taiwan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Japan surrendered it in 1945 at the end of World War II after 50 years of colonial rule, and it became a province of the Republic of China (ROC).
In the Cairo Conference of 1943, the allied powers agreed to have Japan restore "all the territories Japan has stolen from the Chinese", which included Taiwan and the Pescadores, to the Republic of China upon Japan's surrender.
Furthermore, they point out that the Instrument of Surrender of Japan was no more than an armistice, a Modus Vivendi in nature, which served as a temporary or provisional agreement that would be replaced with a peace treaty.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Political_status_of_Taiwan   (6470 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Rosary
Among the monks of the Greek Church we hear of the kombologion, or komboschoinion, a cord with a hundred knots used to count genuflexions and signs of the cross.
The first is the gradual surrender of almost every notable piece that has at one time or another been relied upon to vindicate the supposed claims of St.
Bishops, however, retain the rosary, as indicating that they have risen from the monastic state, even though they are in the world governing their dioceses.
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 internet culture
This allows him to conclude that the ``correct'' or ``merely instrumental, merely anthropological definition of technology is therefore in principle untenable,'' for it conceals the essence of technology as a way ofrevealing.
Agriculture is now motorized food industry -- in essence the same as the manufacturing of corpses in gas chambers and extermination camps, the same as blockading and starving of nations [it was the year of the Berlin blockade], the same as the manufacture of hydrogen bombs.
Moreover, they are not necessarily competitors, since distance education may attract a constituency of students that doesn't affect the frequency of traditional education's ``moments,'' adding its own moments for students who might otherwise have been unable to afford the traditional experience or who simply prefer the way distance education fits into their lives.
www.brandeis.edu /pubs/jove/HTML/V6/iculture.html   (8643 words)

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