The Imperial Japanese Navy and the Constructed Consciousness of a South Seas Destiny, 1872–1921

@article{Schencking1999TheIJ,
  title={The Imperial Japanese Navy and the Constructed Consciousness of a South Seas Destiny, 1872–1921},
  author={J. Charles Schencking},
  journal={Modern Asian Studies},
  year={1999},
  volume={33},
  pages={769 - 796}
}
Similar to the romanticized images that Manchuria would evoke with Japanese citizens looking for a better life in the 1930s, but on a larger geographical scale and over a longer chronological period, the Nan'yô, or South Seas, conjured up a multiple of idyllic visions within the imaginations of many Japanese. In Japanese perception over the course of the Meiji and Taishô periods, the Nan'yô became a region as diverse and as expansive as the interests and energies of those who directed their… 

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