East Asian Development Foundations and Strategies

East Asian Development Foundations and Strategies Dwight H. Perkins, Harvard University Press, 2013 In the early 1960s, fewer than five percent of Japanese owned automobiles, China’s per capita income was among the lowest in Asia, and living standards in South Korea’s rural areas were on par with some of the world’s...

Facing the Dragon China Policy in a New Era

Facing the Dragon China Policy in a New Era Ross Terrill, Australian Strategic Policy Institute, 2013 A comparative analysis of Australian and American policy toward the PRC, from the Nixon and Whitlam openings to Mao of the 1970s, through the development of strong economic and cultural interrelations, to the...

Cold War Island Quemoy on the Front Line

Cold War Island Quemoy on the Front Line Cambridge University Press, 2008. Michael Szonyi During the height of the Cold War in the 1950s the small island of Quemoy in the Taiwan Strait was the front line in the military standoff between Chiang Kai-shek’s Republic of China and Mao Zedong’s...

The Cold War in Asia: The Battle for Hearts and Minds.

The Cold War in Asia: The Battle for Hearts and Minds. Brill, 2010 Zheng Yangwen, Liu Hong and Michael Szonyi, eds. The Cold War stayed cold in Europe but it was hot in Asia. Its legacy lives on in the region. In none of the three dominant historiographical paradigms: orthodox, revisionist and post-revisionist, does Asia,...
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