Japanese "Judicial Imperialism" and the Origins of the Coercive Illegality of Japan's Annexation of Korea A Study of Unequal Treaties between Korea and Japan, 1876–1910

This book explores the legacy of the Japanese empire in Korea, asking how colonialism arose as a legal idea. What was the legal process behind the establishment of colonialism as Japan's prime strategy towards Korea since the late 19th century? By addressing such questions, it is not only possi...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Jo, Kyu-hyun
Format: eBook
Published: Singapore Palgrave Macmillan 2023, 2023
Edition:1st ed. 2023
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1: "Judicial Imperialism", the Unequal Treaties Between Korea and Japan, and Transcending Phenomenological Interpretations of Japan's Colonization of Korea
  • Chapter 2: The First Unequal Treaties and the Forced Opening of Korean Ports
  • Chapter 3: Japan's Seizure of Korea's Maritime Resources and the Consolidation of Japanese Living Quarters
  • Chapter 4: Japanese "Residential Colonialism" in Southern Korea, Advisory Politics, and the Twilight of Korean Sovereignty
  • Chapter 5: Annexation and the Opening of a Dark Age in Modern Korean History
  • Chapter 6: The Eclipse of Korea's Sovereignty and the Judicial Origins of Japanese Colonialism