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East Asia. The Far East

  • Asia Firstby Joyce Mao

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 40.00 US$ 34.00

    After Japanese bombs hit Pearl Harbor, the American right stood at a crossroads. Generally isolationist, conservatives needed to forge their own foreign policy agenda if they wanted to remain politically viable. When Mao Zedong established the People’s Republic of China in 1949—with the Cold War just underway—they had a new object of foreign policy,... more...

  • East Asia in the Worldby Anne Prescott

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.36

    From the Foundations in Global Studies series, this text offers students a fresh, comprehensive, multidisciplinary entry point to East Asia. After a brief introduction to the study of East Asia, the early chapters of the book survey the essentials of East Asian history; important historical narratives; and the region's languages, religions, and... more...

  • The Stakes of Democracy in South-East Asia (RLE Modern East and South East Asia)by H. J. van Mook

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 38.45

    Will national independence bring to the peoples of South East Asia liberty and democracy? Or will it mean corrupt government, factional strife and insolvency? Or will it mean eventual absorption by totalitarian communism? In this book, first published in 1950, the author analyses these questions, using the case history of Indonesia since 1940, in... more...

  • A History of Southeast Asiaby Anthony Reid

    Wiley 2015; US$ 39.95 US$ 35.95

    A History of Southeast Asia: Critical Crossroads presents a comprehensive history of Southeast Asia from our earliest knowledge of its civilizations and religious patterns up to the present day. Incorporates environmental, social, economic, and gender issues to tell a multi-dimensional story of Southeast Asian history from earliest times to... more...

  • Southeast Asia Among the World Powersby Amry Vandenbosch; Richard Butwell

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    First published in 1957, this classic work on the political situation in Southeast Asia at the start of the Vietnam War includes a supplement covering events up to mid-1958. An introductory chapter describes the general political and economic characteristics of this important region lying south of Communist China and east of neutralist India. Individual... more...

  • The Changing Face of Southeast Asiaby Amry Vandenbosch; Richard Butwell

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Southeast Asia, whose alienation might tilt the balance of power in favor of the Communist bloc, has become the focus of American foreign policy. Amry Vandenbosch and Richard Butwell here trace the development of the eight nations which comprise Southeast Asia and appraise their current role in international affairs. Although led to adopt state forms... more...

  • Australia Faces Southeast Asiaby Amry Vandenbosch; Mary Belle Vandenbosch

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Australia as a Western society in the Orient faces a unique and paradoxical challenge in her relations with her close but unfamiliar neighbors of Southeast Asia. Explicitly dependent upon British foreign policy until the fall of Singapore in 1942, Australia has reluctantly and painfully begun the task of developing a policy of her own. The Japanese... more...

  • The Treaty of Portsmouthby Eugene P. Trani

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Theodore Roosevelt's interest in foreign affairs was no less intense than his zeal for domestic reform, as Eugene P. Trani demonstrates in this new study of the Portsmouth Conference which in 1906 brought an end to the Russo-Japanese war. Conscious of America's growing stature as a world power and concerned lest continued hostilities disrupt further... more...

  • Modern East Asia: An Introductory Historyby David Y Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.71

    Written with rare mastery and a sure sense of the essential, this concise general history of modern East Asia offers students and general readers an understanding of this dynamic region from a global perspective. It is the ideal introductory text for college survey courses in Asian and international studies.Following an introductory discussion of the... more...

  • Transnational Trajectories in East Asiaby Yasemin Nuho?lu Soysal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.41

    In recent decades, East Asia has become increasingly interconnected through trade, investment, migration, and popular culture at regional and global levels. At the same time, the region has seen renewed national assertiveness and nationalist impulses. The book interrogates these seemingly contradictory developments as they bear on the transformations... more...