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Younger officers called for military action to seize Japanese living space and to curb a growing Chinese nationalism directed against economically and legally privileged foreigners. Chinese nationalism opposed European power in China, especially that of the British, who controlled public utilities, transport, and the customs system, whose citizens enjoyed exemption from Chinese laws and jurisdiction, whose soldiers guarded their settlements and whose warships and gunboats patrolled Chinese rivers.
Chinese nationalism opposed European power in China, especially that of the British, who controlled public utilities, transport, and the customs system, whose citizens enjoyed exemption from Chinese laws and jurisdiction, whose soldiers guarded their settlements and whose warships and gunboats patrolled Chinese rivers. In the 1920s Chinese nationalists led anti-British boycotts. 36 CHAMBERLAIN AND APPEASEMENT Japanese militarists claimed to the Chinese that they wished to liberate Asians from European exploitation; to the Europeans they claimed that they would defend the rights of all traders and investors.
T21 Evidently the Cabinet did not fear alterations to the frontiers of Germany. What ministers supposed Hitler to want did not in itself threaten Britain's safety and independence. What might be dangerous, it seemed, was not Hitler's wishes but the way in which he might try to win them. In the process Germany might either become overwhelmingly strong or set off a European war which would involve Britain. Hitler's Germany must be induced to seek its objectives in a reasonable, peaceful way. The Foreign Office stressed that the other important European powers, France, Italy, Poland and the Soviet Union, should join in the process.