By the Late 1920s

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By the late 1920s, Japan seemed to be modernized in many aspects. However, all | | |these changes were only superficial and in reality Japan was still greatly influenced by | |her tradition. Thus, to a small extent, Japan was modernized by the late 1920s. | | | |A ‘modernized state’ is a nation having changes in political, economic, social and | |cultural aspects for the betterment of society as a whole. In the process of | |modernization, they usually follow the western models as western countries were the | |first ones to have modernization. | | | |In political conditions, on the surface, Japan was democratic but she still retained her | |tradition in politics. | | | |In economic conditions, by the late 1920s, Japan had become an industrialized country | |with economic growth after victories in war. Yet, she still retained the tradition of great | |influence of zaibatsu in her economic development. | |...
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