chapter  2
The Anglo-Japanese Alliance— The Diplomacy of Two Island Empires 1894–1907
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THIS IS ALMOST certainly the definitive study of the phase of Anglo-Japanese relations which stretches from the end of extra-territoriality and the SinoJapanese war, through the negotiation of the first alliance, to the military consultations which followed the amended agreement of 1905. In the preparation of this monograph Dr Nish has used not only all available British departmental papers but has fully utilized the relevant archives of the Japanese Foreign Ministry on microfilm and published in the Nihon Gaik Bunsho series; furthermore, he has dipped deeply into the private papers of many important participants in the diplomacy of this period.