This Pacific War Podcast explains how the first Sino-Japanese war of 1894-1895 occurred because of the Qing dynasty of China and the Empire of Japan were fighting for influence over the Joseon dynasty of Korea.

➡️ This Pacific War Podcast is about the First Sino-Japanese War, which is an event rarely covered, yet it’s one of the most important events in regards to the Pacific War.

➡️ The guest John explains the historical legacy of the First Sino-Japanese War of 1894-1895 from the Chinese perspective. How the event combined with other events during the century of humiliation affected Chinese people globally.

➡️ Many historic figures had roles to play in the First Sino-Japanese war such as King Gojong, Kim Oky-gyun, Yuan Shikai and the Daewongun. While men like Li Hongzhang and Ito Hirobumi made statesmen like efforts to stop conflict between China and Japan a series of incidents eventually brought them to war.

➡️ The corresponding episode covered the major events that led up to the First Sino-Japanese War such as the Ganghwa Island incident, the Imo incident, the Gapsin Coup, the Nagasaki incident and the Tonghak Rebellion and the battle of Pungbo.

➡️The Pacific War Podcast is a history podcast where we discuss events that occurred during the pacific war. Most discussion episodes are based on a corresponding Pacific War channel episode on an event!

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