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Lord Salisbury and Nationality in the East: Viewing Imperialism in its Proper Perspective

Lord Salisbury and Nationality in the East: Viewing Imperialism in its Proper Perspective

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Shih-tsung Wang
June 25, 2019

This study explains how Salisbury viewed cultural conflicts between the East and the West, how he treated Oriental nationality and nationalist aspirations in British dominions in the East, and how he directed British policy in the Eastern world in a time when the Western Powers were plunging into a...

Ulysses S. Grant and Meiji Japan, 1869-85: Diplomacy, Strategic Thought and the Economic Context of US-Japan Relations

Ulysses S. Grant and Meiji Japan, 1869-85: Diplomacy, Strategic Thought and the Economic Context of US-Japan Relations

1st Edition

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Ian Patrick Austin
June 25, 2019

Ulysses S Grant, besides being the General-in-Chief of the Union armies at the time of the Union victory in the American Civil War, was also President, 1869-78, at a time when the United States was undergoing significant transformations, both economically and strategically, and growing in...

Hagi - A Feudal Capital in Tokugawa Japan

Hagi - A Feudal Capital in Tokugawa Japan

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Peter Armstrong
June 21, 2019

The western Japanese city of Hagi is the town in Japan which has preserved the greatest level of Tokugawa period (1600-1868) urban and architectural fabric. As such it is a major tourist destination for both Japanese and non-Japanese visitors. The city is also very important historically in that it...

China in Australasia: Cultural Diplomacy and Chinese Arts since the Cold War

China in Australasia: Cultural Diplomacy and Chinese Arts since the Cold War

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James Beattie, Richard Bullen, Maria Galikowski
May 08, 2019

Drawing on expertise in art history, exhibition studies and cultural studies as well as politics and international relations, China in Australasia presents significant new perspectives on the role of art in the cultural diplomacy of the People’s Republic of China. The book tells the forgotten...

Conflict, Community, and the State in Late Imperial Sichuan: Making Local Justice

Conflict, Community, and the State in Late Imperial Sichuan: Making Local Justice

1st Edition

Quinn Javers
February 28, 2019

Exploring local practices of dispute resolution and laying bare the routine role of violence in the late-Qing dynasty, Conflict, Community, and the State in Late Imperial Sichuan demonstrates the significance of everyday violence in ordering, disciplining, and building communities. The book...

Germany's Colony in China: Colonialism, Protection and Economic Development in Qingdao and Shandong, 1898-1914

Germany's Colony in China: Colonialism, Protection and Economic Development in Qingdao and Shandong, 1898-1914

1st Edition

Fion Wai Ling So
January 23, 2019

This book explores the economic development of the northern Chinese city of Qingdao, which was held by Germany as a colony from 1898 to 1914. It focuses especially on the economic polices of the German colonial government and of the provincial government of the neighbouring Chinese province of...

China and Southeast Asia: Historical Interactions

China and Southeast Asia: Historical Interactions

1st Edition

Geoff Wade, James K. Chin
January 08, 2019

Spanning over a millennium of history, this book seeks to describe and define the evolution of the China–Southeast Asia nexus and the interactions which have shaped their shared pasts. Examining the relationships which have proven integral to connecting Northeast and Southeast Asia with other...

Voices of the Korean Minority in Postwar Japan: Histories Against the Grain

Voices of the Korean Minority in Postwar Japan: Histories Against the Grain

1st Edition

Erik Ropers
December 20, 2018

Shedding new light on how the histories of zainichi Koreans have been written, consumed, and discussed, this book addresses the roots of postwar debates concerning the wartime experiences of Koreans in Japan. Providing an overview of the complicated historiography, it explores the experiences of...

Chinese Workers: A New History

Chinese Workers: A New History

1st Edition

Jackie Sheehan
December 19, 2018

Jackie Sheehan traces the background and development of workers clashes with the Chinese Communist Party through mass campaigns such as the 1956-7 Hundred Flowers movement, the Cultural Revolution, the April Fifth Movement of 1976, Democracy Wall and the 1989 Democracy Movement. The author provides...

The United States and Southeast Asian Regionalism: Collective Security and Economic Development, 1945–75

The United States and Southeast Asian Regionalism: Collective Security and Economic Development, 1945–75

1st Edition

Sue Thompson
November 28, 2018

The Nixon or Guam Doctrine of 1969 stressed the importance of progress towards regional cooperation and Asian collective security, indicating that Asian countries themselves should take the initiative in creating programs in which the United States could participate. This book analyses the...

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Japan's "New Deal" for China: Propaganda Aimed at Americans before Pearl Harbor

1st Edition

June Grasso
November 26, 2018

In the decade leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor, at a time when Japan was expanding its influence in Asia, several Japanese institutions set about trying to convince Americans to support Tokyo’s plans and ambitions for China. This book seeks to analyze the original publications produced by...

Southeast Asian Education in Modern History: Schools, Manipulation, and Contest

Southeast Asian Education in Modern History: Schools, Manipulation, and Contest

1st Edition

Pia Maria Jolliffe, Thomas Richard Bruce
November 07, 2018

How particular has Southeast Asia’s experience of educational development been, and has this led to an identifiably distinct Southeast Asian approach to the provision of education? Inquiry into these questions has significant consequences for our understanding of the current state of education in...

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