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Pacific Century The Emergence of Modern Pacific Asia

ISBN-10: 0813343550
ISBN-13: 9780813343556
Edition: 4th 2007 (Revised)
Authors: Mark Borthwick
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Westview Press
Publication date: 1/2/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 616
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

An expansive historical overview of Pacific Asia covering the politics, economics, and modernization of this region that has become the major geopolitical force in the world, as explained through the cultural and technological influences of the West. A richly illustrated and significantly revised edition of a bestseller.

List of Maps
Preface to the Third Edition
Acknowledgments
Acronyms
Introduction
Pacific Centuries Past and Present
Pacific Asia: Concepts, Definitions, Rationale
East Asia
Southeast Asia
Oceania
North America
Continent and Ocean: The Two Frontiers
Dynasties, Empires, and Ages of Commerce: Pacific Asia to the Nineteenth Century
Qin: The First Chinese Empire
The Han Dynasty and the Chinese Language
The Buddhist Age in Pacific Asia
The Song Dynasty and Pacific Commerce
The Mongol Empire and the Great Khan
The Ming Dynasty
The Rise of the Tokugawa Shogunate
The Qing (Manchu) Dynasty
Southeast Asia
The Lands Below the Winds
The Classical World
The Srivijayan Empire and Relations with China
An "Age of Commerce" in Southeast Asia
Seaborne Barbarians: Incursions by the West
Overview
Early European Advances
Nineteenth-Century Commercial Capitalism in Pacific Asia
The Growing European Presence in Southeast Asia
Meiji: Japan in the Age of Imperialism
Introduction: Arrival of the Black Ships
The Meiji Restoration
Regional Dynamics: The New Japan and Its Asian Neighbors
Meiji Japan: An Assessment
Conclusion
The Rise of Nationalism and Communism
Overview
The Philippines
Philippine Nationalism to World War II
Indonesia
Social Change and Nationalism
Political Leadership
China
The New Culture Movement
Lu Xun
A Golden Age of Chinese Capitalism
Vietnam
Korea
Philip Jaisohn and the Independence Club
The New Korean Enlightenment
Japan
Maelstrom: The Pacific War and Its Aftermath
Overview
Japan and the United States at War
Japan's American Interlude
Indonesia
The Philippines
Vietnam
The Bandung Conference in the Postwar Setting
Miracle by Design: The Postwar Resurgence of Japan
Overview
The Early Postwar Period
The Fast-Growth Decades
The 1980s: Rethinking Foreign Policy
Puzzles in the Japanese "Miracle,"
Japanese Democracy and Political Stability
The Modern Japanese Economy
The New Asian Capitalists
Overview
Developing Economies of the Asia-Pacific Region
Korea's Economic Development, 1945-1990
International Factors
Internal Social and Political Factors
The Role of Culture and Timing
Confucianism and Economic Growth
The Confucian Faces of Capitalism
The "Overseas" Ethnic Chinese
From "Miracle" to "Crisis,"
Power, Authority, and the-Advent of Democracy
Overview
Power and Authority in Pacific Asia
Trials of Democracy in Southeast Asia
Malaysia: The Trial of Parliamentary Democracy, 1957-1969
Indonesia: From "Democracy" to "Guided Democracy," 1950-1966
Sukarno and Guided Democracy
Descent into Chaos
Brave New Order
The Philippines: From Independence to Martial Law, 1946-1972
The Marcos Era
The Legacy of "Pork Barrel Democracy,"
Democracy in Southeast Asia
Democratization in South Korea
Democratization in Taiwan
The Status of Hong Kong
Migration and Democracy
Determinants of Democratic Change in Asia
Sentimental Imperialists: America's Cold War in Asia
Overview
Americans and the "Loss" of China
Korea: Liberation, Division, and War, 1945-1953
Vietnam and the Americans
Strategies of Containment in Asia
Reversal of Fortune: U.S.-China Rapprochement
End of the Cold War in Asia
The Cold War Legacy and North Korea
Lonely Hegemony
China's Long March Toward Modernization
Overview
Four Decades of Chinese Communism: A Chronology
The Chinese Amnesia
Political Reforms in the 1980s
The Chinese Economic System in Transition
Postscript: Risks in the Investment Boom
Demographic and Social Change
China's Environmental Crisis
Realities and Aspirations
Mao's Revolution and Chinese Culture
The End of the Chinese Revolution
Unresolved Issues from the Deng Era
China's Economic Future: Pessimists Versus Optimists
China's Military Modernization
Beyond the Revolution: Indonesia and Vietnam
Overview
Vietnam, 1965-1975
Indonesia, 1968-1976
Vietnam, 1975-1990
Indonesia in Transition
Concluding Remarks
Siberian Salient: Russia in Pacific Asia
Editor's Introduction
Russia in Pacific Asia
Editor's Postscript
Asia s Resurgence and Its Global Implications
Overview
Regional Dynamics Before 2000
Japan's Role in the Pacific Asian Economy
China's Role in the Pacific Asian Economy
Regional Economic Dynamics Since 2000
The Revival of East Asian Regionalism
Pacific Asia Indicators
Competition, Openness, and Globalization
Time Chart: Chronology and Geography in Pacific Asia
Representation of Foreign Words and Names
About the Book and Author
Index

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