Asia

mp304mp304aCollection of 14 maps published in Japan in the late 1930’s on the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere. The complete sets consists of 20 maps, which includes all the surrounding countries of Japan. A very rare set, all but one of the 14maps in this collection includes the original stamped cover that the map came in. This collection includes #2 South Pacific islands, #3 Philippines, #6 Thailand (Siam), #7 Burma, #8 Malaya Sumatra #9 Malay, #11 Java, #12 Borneo, #13 Celebes Moluccas, #14 Papua (New Guinea), #16 East Australia, #17 New Zealand, #19 India, #20 East India. I believe I can complete this set over the next five years.

Price: $7000.00

Note:mp304bmp304c The Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere was an imperialist propaganda concept created and promulgated for occupied Asian populations during the first third of the Shōwa era by the government and military of the Empire of Japan. It extended greater than East Asia and promoted the cultural and economic unity of Northeast Asians, Southeast Asians, and Oceanians. It also declared the intention to create a self-sufficient "bloc of Asian nations led by the Japanese and free of Western powers". It was announced in a radio address entitled "The International Situation and Japan's Position" by Foreign Minister Hachirō Arita on June 29, 1940.

mp304dAn Investigation of Global Policy with the Yamato Race as Nucleus—a secret document completed in 1943 for high-ranking government use—laid out the superior position of Japan in the Greater Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere, showing the subordination of other nations was part of explicit policy and not forced by the war. It explicitly states the superiority of the Japanese over other Asian races and provides evidence that the Sphere was inherently hierarchical, including the Japanese Empire's true intention of domination over the Asian continent and Pacific Ocean.

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Plan du Cholon. Service Geographique de L’Indochine. 1952. Great detail showing specific buildings during the French Colonial period. Scale: 1:10000. Size 65 x 93.

Price: $390.00

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Plan du Saigon. Service Geographique de L’Indochine. 1952. Great detail showing specific buildings during the French Colonial period. Scale: 1:10000. Size 68 x 93.

Price: $390.00

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Name : Japan culture distribution map (it shows the population distribution by religious affiliation). SOLD

Size: 108.5 x 78.5cm

Date: 1927

Publisher: Unknown

Condition: some small tears

Price: $390.00

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Name : Detailed map of Osaka war‐damaged area

Size: 76 x 109cm

Date: 1946

Publisher: Nihon chizu corporation

Condition: Repaired SOLD

Price: $580.00

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Sugoroku Map game celebrating the historic 1925 biplane flight from Tokyo to Rome. Size 55x79cm.

Price: $750.00

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WWII 1933 JAPAN "National defense Map" MILITARY HEADQUARTERS PORT NAVY BASE. Size: 54x78 cm. Publisher: The Osaka Mainichi Newspapers.

Price: $500.00

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1925 Vintage Tetsugo Kyoso Sugoroku ( Rail way race board game) Map. Size: 72.5x105 cm

Price: $490.00

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1857 Original Japanese woodblock print Highway Map of Japan, titled Dai Nihon Kotei Dai Ezu. SOLD

Price: $1200.00

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1894 Rare & original Japanese woodblock print Map of Choson (Korea), NISEIKAN SANGOKU NO ZU. Size 11 X 15, 1/3 inches SOLD

Price: $700.00