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Sacred Mandates Asian International Relations since Chinggis Khan

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ISBN-10: 022656276X

ISBN-13: 9780226562766

Edition: 2018

Authors: Timothy Brook, Michael van Walt van Praag, Miek Boltjes

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Contemporary discussions of international relations in Asia tend to be tethered in the present, unmoored from the historical contexts that give them meaning. Sacred Mandates, edited by Timothy Brook, Michael van Walt van Praag, and Miek Boltjes, redresses this oversight by examining the complex history of inter-polity relations in Inner and East Asia from the thirteenth century to the twentieth, in order to help us understand and develop policies to address challenges in the region today.   This book argues that understanding the diversity of past legal orders helps explain the forms of contemporary conflict, as well as the conflicting historical narratives that animate tensions. Rather…    
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Book details

List price: $38.00
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 5/21/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Timothy Brook is Professor of History and Republic of China Chair at the University of British Columbia.