明治6年の征韓論争 [in Japanese] <Article>Seikanron in 1873 [in Japanese]
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In 1871 departure of the Iwakura mission afroad left Saigoo Takamori at the head of a caretaker government. In 1873 an argument erupted over how to deal with foreign affairs toward Korea. Saigoo obtained government aproval for a personal diplomatic mission to Korea. But when the Iwakura mission returned, the decision was reversed. This paper examines this argument.
- The Bulletin of the Faculty of Letters,Tokai University
The Bulletin of the Faculty of Letters,Tokai University 73, 1-18, 2000