TITLE

THE NAVY WAGES PEACE AT PORTSMOUNTH

AUTHOR(S)
Bowman, Peter B.
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Sep2005, Vol. 131 Issue 9, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information about the negotiations held at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, to end the distant war between Russia and Japan. The immediate cause of the Russo-Japanese War was the failure of the two countries to agree on the relationship each should maintain toward Manchuria in China, and Korea. After allying itself with Great Britain in 1902, Japan was in a position to challenge Russia, an ally of France, in Asia. In mid-January 1904, Russia rejected Japan's fourth and final offer to negotiate their disagreements over Manchuria.
ACCESSION #
18266150

 

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