Schools and Culture: Japanese Influence on Taiwan
ElyaDatabase ID Number: M180 Creator: Jonathan Fan ’23 Physics In 1895, the Japanese defeated the Chinese in the Sino-Japanese War. As a result, China gave Japan Taiwan as a colony for its loss. During its time of colonization, Taiwan had one of the best relationships with its colonizer compared to the others. It was only after…
American Bases in Okinawa: Remove, Not Remove?
American Bases in Okinawa: Remove, Not Remove? On 19 June 2016, an estimated 65,000 people mourned the death of Rina Shimabukuro (1996-2016) at a stadium in Naha, Okinawa’s prefectural capital. Rina’s body was found in bushes beside a road in Central Okinawa, three weeks after she had disappeared while taking a walk. The only suspect…
ElyaDatabase ID Number: M144 Creator: Naoya Kuwabara This map shows how railways are used differently in Taiwan before and after 1945. During pre-war, trains were built and used mainly for transporting sugar to Japan. Taiwan was called the “Kingdom of the Sugar” for its quantity of production. During WWII sugar factories were heavily bombarded and…
Spread of Sugarcane Before the New World
ElyaDatabase ID Number: M059 Creator: Yixuan Gao ’19 Financial Economics