France And The Alliances; The Struggle For The Balance Of Power

Paperback | February 12, 2012

byAndré Tardieu

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VI THE NEW ASIATIC AND EUROPEAN UNDERSTANDINGS I. Asia and the German policy.--Sino-Japanese war.--Combined action of Germany, France, and Russia.--The "break-up of China."--Crisis of 1900.--Russo-Japanese War.--German profit.--Three risks of France. II. Asia and the French policy.--Russo-Japanese reconciliation, and the agreements of 1907.--Franco-Japanese reconciliation.--Anglo-Russian reconciliation.--Persia, Afghanistan, Thibet, the Persian Gulf.--France and the AngloRussian Agreement.--French profit accruing from it. III. European developments.--Evolution of the Anglo-Russian understanding.--Germany's attitude.--Interview at Revel.--Anglo-Russian understanding in Macedonia.--End of the Austro-Russian understanding.--AngloSpanish and Franco-Spanish agreements.--Tendency to an equilibrium. During the last ten years, Asiatic policy has exercised on European policy an influence at once constant and considerable. Every Power that has occupied the political stage in Europe possesses territory in Asia. All the various diplomatic groupings, formed by reason of Asiatic interests, have produced their counter-effect in Europe. Such being the case, alliances and understandings referring to Asia can only be rightly comprehended when viewed in connection with general policy. The real fait nouveau of this period is Japan's entrance into the circle of the great Powers. Already, for a long time, the world had followed with sympathetic and astonished curiosity the efforts made by the Empire of the Rising Sun to superimpose, on its ancient and admirable civilization, the acquisitions of the West, which seemed to its patriotism the assurance of strength and an instrument of future greatness. For the first time, in 1894, Japan, being conscious of her power, put it...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VI THE NEW ASIATIC AND EUROPEAN UNDERSTANDINGS I. Asia and the German policy.--Sino-Japanese war.--Combined action of G...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:February 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217836437

ISBN - 13:9780217836432

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