Category : Japanese Expansionism & Dokdo

The Japanese Invasion of Ulleungdo III

Saturday, July 11th, 2009

Japanese Loggers Continue Their Intrusion into Chosun’s Ulleungdo Island As the previous pages described, the civilian invasion by Japanese was straining Japanese – Korean relations. In response the Korean government decided to discontinue their abandoned island policy on Ulleungdo and implemented policies to populate and settle the island. On April 29th 1882 A Korean inspector […]

The Japanese Invasion of Ulleungdo II

Saturday, July 11th, 2009

May 22nd 1882 – Japanese Loggers Swarm Korea’s Ulleungdo Island En Masse. The Korean government scrambles to cope with Japanese trespassers on Chosun’s Ulleungdo In the 1880s Japanese aggression in the region affected both Ulleungdo and Dokdo. However, each island suffered differently because they each had different intrinsic values. Ulleungdo’s assets were in the form […]

The Japanese Invasion of Ulleungdo I

Saturday, July 11th, 2009

Japanese “Entrepreneur” Mutoh Heigaku, (武藤平学) Lobbies to Develop Korea’s Ulleung Island During the Opening of Ports Era increased exposure of Korea’s territory and the value of Chosun’s natural resources became well-known. As Ulleungdo Island was en route via the Busan-Vladivostok shipping route, Japanese travellers saw the island. A flood of development proposal requests to the […]

Japanese Expansionism in Asia and Dokdo Island

Saturday, July 11th, 2009

How Meiji Japan Expanded Her Empire and Seized Dokdo Island in the Process Written by Shojin Saito Researcher and President, The Asia Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan. Tell the world Dokdo is Korean! Please Donate! Since 2008 this website has been supporting Korea’s claim to Dokdo Island. We now have literally hundreds of pages of maps […]