APA N REVIEW
26 August 2022
3 Japan Review Vol.4 No.2 Winter 2021 The Senkaku Islands Were No Man’s Land The governments of China and Taiwan began to show interest in the Senkaku Islands because the Okinawa Reversion Agreement (officially known as the Agreement between Japan and the United States of America concerning the Ryukyu Islands and the Daito Islands) of June 1971 included the Senkaku Islands in the territories to be. [...] Later documents such as the Huang-chao xu wen-xian-tong-kao (Encyclopedia of the historical records of the Imperial Dynasty) of 1912 and the Qingshigao (Draft to a history of the Qing) of 1927 (16th Year of the Republic of China) also show that the Senkaku Islands were not territory of the Republic of China. [...] (2) Views of the governments of Japan and the Republic of Korea on the treatment of Takeshima in the San Francisco Peace Treaty Research carried out over many years by Takashi Tsukamoto, a former professor at Tokai University, has already made clear the treatment of Takeshima in the San Francisco Peace Treaty.8 The views of the Japanese government are given as follows on the website of the Ministr. [...] We can confirm the current views of the Korean government regarding the San Francisco Peace Treaty via the informational internet page “Dokdo, Beautiful Island of Korea,” hosted on the official website of the Korean Ministry for Foreign Affairs.13 The section “Why Dokdo is Korean Territory” contains the following account of the “Conclusion of the Treaty of Peace with Japan”: “The Treaty of Peace w. [...] There is no marking to indicate international boundaries in the vicinity of Takeshima, where the only text is the Western (French) name of “Liancourt Rocks,” the number 515 indicating the elevation of the highest point in feet, and the warning “Danger Area,” presumably indicating the presence of a US military training area (Fig.