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The most famous slogan of the Meiji period was ' fukoku kyohei ' , ' rich country ,
strong military ' , and the response to the real or imaginary external threat was an
effort to make Japan invincible . Industrialisation at a furious tempo was taken ...
32 Walter McLaren , A Political History of Japan during the Meiji Period , Allen &
Unwin , 1916 , pp . 356–7 . 33 Gordon Berger , Parties out of Power in Japan ,
Princeton University Press , 1977 , p . 28 . 34 Roger F. Hackett , ' The Meiji
May Day rallies , 334 medicine , 53-4 Meiji , Emperor , 259 , 301-2 , 323 Meiji
Enlightenment , 259 Meiji period , 61 , 153 , 182 , 239 , 250 ; ' catching up ' , 376 ;
and Christianity , 282 ; constitution , 38 , 208 , 209 , 228 , 302 ; corruption , 134 ...
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