Naval Battle of Port Arthur, 1904. Russo-Japanese War. Picture Credit: DeAgostini/Getty Images

The Spanish-American and Russo-Japanese wars

Professor Jeremy Black discusses rising powers and two turn of the century great power conflicts


In this edition of Black’s History Week, Professor Jeremy Black talks to The Critic‘s deputy editor, Graham Stewart, about the Spanish-American war of 1896 and the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-5, conflicts often interpreted as differentiating rising and declining powers.

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