4th Edition

Pacific Century
The Emergence of Modern Pacific Asia





ISBN 9780813346670
Published July 30, 2013 by Routledge
608 Pages

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Book Description

This book examines the role of the international financial system in the development of Pacific Asia and, conversely, the region's growing influence on North America and the world economy. It looks at the distant future, being devoted primarily to understanding the emergence of modern Pacific Asia.

Table of Contents

Preface to the 4th Edition -- Introduction -- Dynasties, Empires, and Ages of Commerce -- Seaborne Barbarians -- Meiji -- The Rise of Nationalism and Communism -- Maelstrom -- Miracle by Design -- The New Asian Capitalists -- Power, Authority, and the Advent of Democracy -- Sentimental Imperialists -- China’s Long March Toward Modernization -- Beyond the Revolution -- Siberian Salient -- Asia’s Resurgence and Its Global Implications -- Time Chart: Chronology and Geography in Pacific Asia -- Representation of Foreign Words and Names -- About the Book and Author

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