Russia and Japan: Industrialization Outside the West

  • Published 2015


Fukuzawa Yukichi (1834-1904) was one of the most ardent educational reformers in late 19th-century Japan. Very soon after Japan began to have greater contact with the West, he concluded that Japan needed to change. He began to travel to the United States and Europe as early as 1860. He was not uncritical-he did not like the outspokenness of Western women or… (More)

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