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World History: Japanese Imperialism

Before Meiji Restoration (1867), which led to Emperor Meiji’s ascension to power, Japan was basically a feudal state with a confusing and ambiguous power structure. With this key event in Japanese history, Japan embarked on a meteoric rise as a regional and world power with industrialization, westernization, and militarization as core components of Imperial Japan. Racism against ..

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World’s longest cable-stayed bridge unveiled by Russia

Russia has brought out the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge (1,104 m) linking Vladivostok to Russky Island. Russia is spending 20 billion US dollars in pursuit of its Soviet-era dream of turning the port into a Russian version of San Francisco to pull massive investment. This troubled multi-billion investment is directed at reviving the country’s distant ..

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