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Reference FO 262/1774
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Japan and China: Japanese claim to Manchuria, etc.
Date 1931
Collection Foreign Office files for Japan, 1931-1945; Foreign Office Files for China, 1930-1937
Region East Asia
Countries Japan; China
Places Andong; Austria; Beijing; Belgium; Calcutta, India; Canada; Changchun; Chientao; China; Chinchow; Chunking; Dalian; Egypt; France; French Concession; Fujian; Fuzhou; Germany; Guandong; Guangdong; Guangzhou; Hangzhou; Hankou; Harbin; Hebei; Hefei; Heilongjiang; Henan; Hong Kong; India; Inner Mongolia; Iran; Ireland; Italy; Japan; Jehol; Jiangsu; Jiangxi; Jilin; Jinan; Kashgar; Kobe; Korea; Kowloon; Kwantung; Kwantung Leased Territory; Liaoning; London; Malaya; Manchuria; Matsu; Mongolia; Moscow; Mukden; Nanjing; Netherlands; Norway; Osaka; Outer Mongolia; Poland; Qingdao; Seoul; Shaanxi; Shandong; Shanghai; Shanhaikuan; Shenyang; Singapore; Soviet Union; Spain; Tainan; Taiwan; Thailand; Tianjin; Tokyo; United Kingdom; United States; Washington; Weihai; Wuhan; Xi'an; Yantai; Yemen; Yili; Yingkou; Yokohama; Yunnan; Zhejiang; Zhengzhou; Zhenjiang
People Chamberlain, Sir (Joseph) Austen; Chang Chun; Chang Tso-lin (Zhang Zuolin); Chiang Kai-shek; Duang Qirui; Koo, Wellington (Koo Wei-chün); Lampson, Miles (1st Baron Killearn); Lindley, Francis O; Puyi; Rankin, Karl L; Shidehara, Kijūrō; Simon, John Allsebrook; Song Ziwen (Soong Tse-ven, or T V Soong); Stirling, Alfred E; Wang Zhengting; Yan Xishan; Yoshizawa, Kenkichi
Topics agriculture; aid; aircraft; Allies; ambassador; ammunition; anti-foreign feeling; army; arrest; atrocities; banks; barter; bomb; bonds; boycotts; brigandage; British Empire; British-American Tobacco; business; cavalry; celebrations; cemetery; cession (of territory); chamber of commerce; Chinese Nationalist Party (Kuomintang); Christianity; civil disturbances; civil war; climate; coal; communications; communism; concession; conference; consulate; cotton; crime; cruiser; culture; currency; customs; debt; defence; deportation; destroyer; disarmament; dock; drugs; education; elections; embassy; employment; engineers; espionage; evacuation; execution; explosives; exports; extraterritoriality; famine; film; finance; financial aid; fish; fishing; Five-Year Plan; flooding; gendarmerie; gold reserve; guns; Health; hospitals; Imperial Rule Assistance Association; imperialist; import; independence; industry; intelligence; International Settlement; invasion; investment; iron; Japanese Government; Japanese yen; Jewish; judicial system; Kellogg-Briand Pact; kidnapping; labour; lead; League of Nations; local administration; martial law; media; memorial; migration; military; military law; military occupation; mining; Minister of Education; Minister of Finance; Minister of Foreign Affairs; Minister of Industry; Ministry of Defence; Ministry of Information; Ministry of Welfare; missionaries; missionary; Mitsubishi Co., Ltd; monarchy; Mukden Incident; murder; navy; neutrality; oil; Open Door policy; Party Congress; passengers; peace talks; peasants; Peking-Mukden railway; People's Liberation Army; People's Republic of China; piracy; police; population; post office; press; priest; production; propaganda; protest; radio; RAF; railway; rayon yarn; rebellions; recognition; refugees; religion; remittance; rendition; reparations; resistance; revolt; revolution; rice; riots; rubber; salt; sanctions; Secretary of State; Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs; Shanghai Municipal Council; Shell Oil Company; shipping; ships; silk; Sino-Japanese War; smuggling; state of emergency; steel; sterling; stock exchange; strikes; sugar; tank; taxation; tea; telegraphs; tin; tobacco; trade; trafficking; training; treaties; uniform; United Nations; Vickers-Armstrongs; war; water; weapons; women; wool
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