While the country's security strategy is grounded on its alliance with the United States, it has also pursued economic interests through trade with China. Tsuneo Watanabe takes a broad-ranging look at Japan's security policy toward China encompassing historical issues, the shifting balance of power, and the influence of domestic political dynamics. This paper was originally presented at an international conference on Asia-Pacific security, hosted by the Tamkang School of Strategic Studies, Taiwan, in April It is reprinted here with the permission of the organizers.
The Nara period is characterized by the appearance of a nascent literature as well as the development of Buddhist-inspired art and architecture.
This marked the beginning of the Heian period —during which a distinctly indigenous Japanese culture emerged, noted for its artpoetry and prose. The Zen school of Buddhism was introduced from China in the Kamakura period — and became popular among the samurai class. Emperor Go-Daigo was himself defeated by Ashikaga Takauji in Ashikaga Takauji established the shogunate in Muromachi, Kyoto.
This was the start of the Muromachi period — The Ashikaga shogunate achieved glory at the age of Ashikaga Yoshimitsuand the culture based on Zen Buddhism the art of Miyabi prospered.
This evolved to Higashiyama Cultureand prospered until the 16th century. His consolidation of power began what was known as the Azuchi—Momoyama period — After Nobunaga was assassinated in by Akechi Mitsuhidehis successor Toyotomi Hideyoshi unified the nation in and launched two unsuccessful invasions of Korea in and When open war broke out, Ieyasu defeated rival clans in the Battle of Sekigahara in The Edo period also gave rise to kokugaku "national studies"the study of Japan by the Japanese.
Subsequent similar treaties with Western countries in the Bakumatsu period brought economic and political crises. The Meiji Restoration transformed the Empire of Japan into an industrialized world power that pursued military conflict to expand its sphere of influence.
Although France and Britain showed some interest, the European powers largely ignored Japan and instead concentrated on the much greater attractions of China. France was also set back by its failures in Mexico and defeat by the Germans.
This process accelerated during the s, spawning a number of new Radical Nationalist groups which shared a hostility to liberal democracy and a dedication to expansion in Asia. Japanese expansionism and militarization along with the totalitarianism and ultranationalism reshaped the country.
In Japan invaded and occupied Manchuria and following international condemnation of this occupationit quit the League of Nations in After Allied victories across the Pacific during the next four years, which culminated in the Soviet invasion of Manchuria and the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki inJapan agreed to an unconditional surrender on August The Allies led by the United States repatriated millions of ethnic Japanese from colonies and military camps throughout Asia, largely eliminating the Japanese empire and restoring the independence of its conquered territories.
InJapan adopted a new constitution emphasizing liberal democratic practices. The Allied occupation ended with the Treaty of San Francisco in  and Japan was granted membership in the United Nations in The surge demonstrated by China’s robotics suppliers was reportedly boosted by intense government pressure and strong investments in research and development by the corporations.
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In the Tokugawa shôgun ("great general"), who ruled Japan in the feudal period, lost his power and the emperor was restored to the supreme position. The emperor took the name Meiji ("enlightened rule") as his reign name; this event was known as the Meiji Restoration.
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