The United States and East Asia 1909-1913: a Study of the Far Eastern Diplomacy of William Howard Taft
Roebuck, James Randolph, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Graebner, Norman A., Department of History, University of Virginia
This study examines American diplomatic policy towards East Asia during the presidency of William Howard Taft. The author makes extensive use of popular journals and newspapers to trace the development of Taft's effort to bolster the Open Door in China through the infusion of American investments into that nation. The study also examines the American response to Japanese and Chinese immigration in this period and the nation’s policies towards the Chinese Revolution of 1911.
PHD (Doctor of Philosophy)
East Asia, United States, Foreign relations
Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.
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