How were the political conditions in Japan before World War 1?
They had recently (1905) won a series of conflicts with Russia
In 1902 they signed a treaty with Britain.
China's economy during the Second World war was fragile. Even before the offical start of WW2, China was already embroiled in an fullscale war against Japan. Even before the war against Japan, China was already in political chaos and factional fighting for land had dwindled the economy. China's economy survived by the Allies giving supplies and money to her.
Claude Ake has written: 'The marginalization of Africa' -- subject(s): Economic conditions 'Social Science as Imperialism. The Theory of Political Development' 'A political economy of Africa' -- subject(s): Colonial influence, Economic conditions 'Development strategy for Nigeria after the structural adjustment programme' 'Why humanitarian emergencies occur' -- subject(s): Civil society, Democracy, Human rights, Political violence 'The new world order' -- subject(s): World politics 'A theory of political integration' -- subject(s): Political science
The conditions in Japan during WWII were very good. What started the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was the fact that the US cut oil supply in Japan, for no reson. Not only that but the Japanese got no land benefits helping the Allies in WWI. Japan had many other resources but not much mony. Very good army too, just made a few bad decisions half way thru the war. Most of the world agreed…