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Out of the East: Transition and Tradition in Asia

In recent years the economies of eastern Asia have virtually exploded. What started in Japan and Taiwan after World War II and continued in Hong Kong and Korea, has now touched Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, China, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Traditional societies and ways of life exist side by side with, or are giving way to, electronic and manufacturing productivity and consumerism on a scale that is nothing less than a revolution. While this transformation has…

Out Of The East

Pub Date : 1998-11-01 | Author : Hiroji Kubota | Publisher : W. W. Norton

ISBN 10 : 0393040887
ISBN 13 : 9780393040883

More than two hundred striking, full-color photographs and captions capture the explosive economic productivity and consumerism sweeping through Asia alongside the traditional cust..

Monarchy In South East Asia

Pub Date : 2002-01-04 | Author : Roger Kershaw | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134667062
ISBN 13 : 113466706X

This title is the first study to relate the history and contemporary role of the South East Asian monarchy to the politics of the region today. Comprehensive & up-to-date, Monarchy..

East Asia In Transition

Pub Date : 2015-03-26 | Author : Professor of Political Science Robert S Ross | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317472735
ISBN 13 : 131747273X

"Has uniformly good essays on economic and political change, the policies of the great and local powers, and the prospects for building a new regional order". -- Foreign Affairs..

Monarchy In South East Asia

Pub Date : 2000 | Author : | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : OCLC:729023562
ISBN 13 :

This book is the first study to relate the political history of the South East Asian Monarchy to the politics of the region today. The excellent coverage of this fascinating subjec..

Sources Of East Asian Tradition Premodern Asia

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : William Theodore De Bary | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 0231143052
ISBN 13 : 9780231143059

In Sources of East Asian Tradition, Wm. Theodore de Bary offers a selection of essential readings from his immensely popular anthologies Sources of Chinese Tradition, Sources of Ko..

Power Transition And International Order In Asia

Pub Date : 2013-09-23 | Author : Peter Shearman | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136759963
ISBN 13 : 1136759964

This edited volume examines how the transition and diffusion of power in global politics is impacting on stability and order in Asia. Both in the academic field of International Re..

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