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Politics of Anti-Westernism in Asia Visions of World Order in Pan-Islamic and Pan-Asian Thought

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ISBN-10: 0231137788

ISBN-13: 9780231137782

Edition: 2007 (Annotated)

Authors: Cemil Aydin

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By comparing Ottoman Pan-Islamic and Japanese Pan-Asian visions of world order from the middle of the 19th century to the end of World War II, Cemil Aydin offers a global perspective of the history of anti-Westernism.
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List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 6/29/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Cemil Aydin studied at Boiazici University, Istanbul University, and the University of Tokyo before receiving his Ph.D. from Harvard University. He was an Academy Scholar at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies (2002-2004) and is currently an assistant professor of history at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Universal West: Europe Beyond Its Christian and White Race Identity (1840-1882)
The Great Rupture: Ottoman Imagination of a European Model
Ottoman Westernism and the European International Society
A Non-Christian Europe?
The West in Early Japanese Reformist Thought
The Modern Genesis of Pan-Islamic and Pan-Asian Ideas
Conclusion
The Two Faces of the West: Imperialism Versus Enlightenment (1882-1905)
The Muslim World as an Inferior Semitic Race: Ernest Renan and His Muslim Critics
Yellow Versus White Peril? Pan-Asian Critiques and Conceptions of World Order
Crescent Versus Cross? Pan-Islamic Reflections on the "Clash of Civilizations" Thesis
Conclusion
The Global Moment of the Russo-Japanese War: The Awakening of the East/Equality with the West (1905-1912)
An Alternative to the West? Asian Observations on the Japanese Model
Defining an Anti-Western Internationalism: Pan-Islamic and Pan-Asian Visions of Solidarity
Japanese Pan-Asianism After the Russo-Japanese War
Conclusion
The Impact of WWI on Pan-Islamic and Pan-Asianist Visions of World Order
Pan-Islamism and the Ottoman State
The Realist Pan-Islamism of Celal Nuri and Ismail Naci Pelister
Pan-Islamic Mobilization during WWI
The Transformation of Pan-Asianism During WWI: Okawa Shumei, Indian Nationalists, and Asiaphile European Romantics
Asia as a Site of National Liberation
Asia as the Hope of Humanity
Conclusion
The Triumph of Nationalism? The Ebbing of Pan-Islamic and Pan-Asian Visions of World Order During the 1920S
The Wilsonian Moment and Pan-Islamism
The Wilsonian Moment and Pan-Asianism
Pan-Islamic and Pan-Asianist Perceptions of Socialist Internationalism
"Clash of Civilizations" in the Age of Nationalism
The Weakness of Pan-Islamic and Pan-Asianist Political Projects During the 1920s
Conclusion
The Revival of a Pan-Asianist Vision of World Order in Japan (1931-1945)
Explaining Japan's Official "Return to Asia"
Withdrawal from the League of Nations as a Turning Point
Asianist Journals and Organizations
Asianist Ideology of the 1930s
Wartime Asian Internationalism and Its Postwar Legacy
Conclusion
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index