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The Major Powers of Northeast Asia
Language: en
Pages: 261
Authors: Tae-Hwan Kwak, Edward A. Olsen
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers

The remnants of Cold War politics stand in the way of Northeast Asia's adjustment to the post-Cold War era. This book examines the security policies of Japan, China, Russia, the US, and Australia in the Northeast Asia region, with reference to attempts to re-unify the two Koreas.
Japan and the Pacific Quadrille
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Herbert J. Ellison
Categories: East Asia
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-07 - Publisher: Routledge

The relationships between Japan, China, the United States, and the Soviet Union-among the most important power relationships in the contemporary world-have undergone pervasive and dramatic transformation during the past 15 years. China emerged from diplomatic isolation and the convulsions of the Cultural Revolution to define a new course in domestic
China and the Major Powers in East Asia
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: A. Doak Barnett
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-09-19 - Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

The foreign policy of the People's Republic of China has been dominated in recent decades by the problems of dealing with the other major powers in East Asia. Although many ideological, political, and economic aims have shaped particular Chinese policies, Peking's dominant concern has been national security. Since the late
Rivers of Iron
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: David M. Lampton, Selina Ho, Cheng-Chwee Kuik
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher:

"Rivers of Iron tells the story of China's unfolding role in realizing the region-wide dream of building an intercountry railway system connecting Southwest China and its seven Southeast Asian neighbors. This system is gradually taking shape with construction of Chinese-backed projects underway in several Southeast Asian countries. Progress is being
From Versailles to Pearl Harbor
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Margaret Lamb, Nicholas Tarling
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-05-11 - Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

In 1941, the European war became a world war. This book tackles that process in its economic, political and ideological dimensions. Margaret Lamb and Nicholas Tarling explore the significance of the Asian factor and the importance of East Asia in the making of the war in Europe and the transformation