JaLCDOI 10.18926/57768
FullText URL hss_48_171.pdf
Author Ei Thandar Aung|
Abstract In this paper, I focus on the characteristics of Japan and the Japanese people as portrayed in his writings by U Hla, a trader from Myanmar who studied the Japanese economy and industry, and the behaviour of the Japanese people during his visit to Japan in 1936. The aim of this paper is to know why U Hla wanted to visit Japan, what he learnt during his business trip to Japan, what kind of knowledge he acquired from Japan, why he was interested in the banking system, and how he applied the knowledge he gained in Japan after he returned to Myanmar. The primary and secondary sources for this study came from the National Library of Myanmar, Universities’Central Library, University of Yangon Library, University of Maubin Library, and Internet archives.
Publication Title Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences
Published Date 2019-12-20
Volume volume48
Start Page 171
End Page 189
ISSN 1881-1671
language 日本語
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JaLCDOI 10.18926/56513
FullText URL hss_047_209_229.pdf
Author Ei Thandar Aung|
Abstract This paper deals mainly with the relations between Myanmar and Japan. In this study, a prominent figure from Myanmar politics who visited Japan and his endeavor to develop the relations between the two countries will be presented. At the beginning of the 20th century, the cordial relations between Myanmar and Japan did not exist. In 1907 Sayadaw U Ottama’s visit to Japan that the Myanmar began to take an interest in Japan. After Japan appeared as a modernized nation, the reform movements and achievements of Japanese was emulated by Myanmar. Likewise, it is assured that Myanmar nationals such as political leaders and entrepreneurs from all sectors have the desires to achieve as an Asian country like Japan. Therefore, how did the prominent figures from Myanmar nationals at that time study and observe about the achievements of Japan will be discussed in this paper. Moreover, the advantages of the Japanese developed achievement under observation and the some disadvantages of Myanmar under British administration and the necessary factors to make reforms will be researched. By conducting this research, it aimed to know not only the efforts to develop the Japan – Myanmar relations at present but also efforts to develop the relations in the past and it also aimed to observe costumes and traditions of both countries. The primary and secondary sources to write this paper was obtained from the National Library of Myanmar, Universities’Central Library, University of Yangon Library, University of Maubin Library and Internet Archive.
Publication Title Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences
Published Date 2019-03-22
Volume volume47
Start Page 209
End Page 229
ISSN 1881-1671
language 日本語
Copyright Holders Copyright (c) 2019 岡山大学大学院社会文化科学研究科
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