Social Protest in Imperial Japan: The Hibiya Riot of 1905

Gordon, Andrew
July 2014
Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus;7/21/2014, Vol. 11 Issue 29, p2
A reprint of the essay "Social Protest in Imperial Japan: The Hibiya Riot of 1905," which appeared in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Visualizing Cultures project, is presented. It discusses the three-day riot in Tokyo, Japan that resulted from public outrage over the terms of the peace treaty that ended the Russo-Japanese War. Topics discussed include the damage to property and casualties from the riot and the visual record of the war and riots by magazines and newspapers.


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