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By Sven Saaler,Christopher W. A. Szpilman,Roger H. Brown,Kristine Dennehy,Prasenjit Duara,Eddy Dufourmont,Curtis Anderson Gayle,Jung-Sun N. Han,Hatsuse Ryuhei,Eri Hotta,Eun-jeung Lee,Stefano von Loë,Ethan Mark,Muto Shutaro,Li Narangoa,Michael A. Schneider,Ky

This moment quantity in a two-volume set offers the single finished, Western-language historical past of Pan-Asianism via fundamental assets and commentaries. The ebook argues that Pan-Asianism, often—though unfairly—associated with the Yellow Peril, has been a strong political and ideological strength in glossy Asia. It has formed nationwide identities and strongly stimulated the advance of diplomacy throughout Asia and the Pacific. students have lengthy well-known the significance of Pan-Asianism as a fantastic of Asian harmony, nearby cooperation, and integration but additionally as an ideology that justified imperialist growth and army aggression. but sustained learn has been hampered by means of the trouble of having access to fundamental resources.

Thoroughly remedying this challenge, this distinct sourcebook presents a wealth of records on Pan-Asianism from 1920 to the current, many translated for the 1st time from Asian languages. All assets are observed through specialist commentaries that offer crucial historical past info. offering an important assessment of Pan-Asianism because it built all through smooth Asia, this assortment should be an essential instrument for students in background, political technology, diplomacy, and sociology. Its obtainable presentation makes it a worthy source for non-specialists as well.

Contributions by: Roger H. Brown, Kristine Dennehy, Prasenjit Duara, Eddy Dufourmont, Curtis Anderson Gayle, Jung-Sun N. Han, Hatsuse Ryuhei, Eri Hotta, Eun-jeung Lee, Stefano von Loë, Ethan Mark, Muto Shutaro, Li Narangoa, Sven Saaler, Michael A. Schneider, Kyoko Selden, Mark Selden, Christopher W. A. Szpilman, Brij Tankha, Christian Uhl, and Torsten Weber.

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