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Okakura Tenshin And The Ideal Of Pan-Asianism

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Takeuchi Yoshimi published Pan-Asianism in Japan in August 1963. In 1863, Takasugi boarded a ship of the Tokugawa Shogunate, which was exploring the possibilities of exchange and trade with the West, and consequently he had an opportunity to travel to Shanghai. On observing how the foreign forces were protecting China, Takasugi thought that the great military power of West Asia was turning China into their colony. In The Awakening of Japan, Okakura Tenshin had stated that 'the glory of Europe would mean nothing but the disgrace of Asia'. In the words of Nakano Seigo, Japanese imperialism sought, to put it symbolically, to replace the Union Jack with the Japanese flag, Hi no maru. Japan established the Great East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere on 6 November 1943 but half a century later Okakura's words about the 'shame of Asia' have almost died.

Keywords: Europe; Great East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere; Japanese imperialism; Nakano Seigo; Okakura Tenshin; Pan-Asianism; Shanghai; Takeuchi Yoshimi

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