Poised to enter the twenty-first century, the Asia-Pacific region has emerged as a global economic and political powerhouse. Mark Borthwicks Pacific Century: The Emergence of Modern Pacific Asia stresses broad, cross-cutting themes of regional history, with an emphasis on the interactions between cultures and nations. This study guide is an indispensable volume that provides a comprehensive overview, chapter-by-chapter outlines, definitions of key terms, identification of key people, places, and events, and a list of books for additional reading.
Table of Contents
UNIT ONE -Dynasties, Empires, Ages of Commerce :Pacific Asia to the Nineteenth Century UNIT TWO - The Seaborne Barbaritm1: Incursions by the West UNIT THREE - Meiji: Japan in the Age of Imperialism UNIT FOUR - The Rise of Nationalism and Communism. UNIT FIVE -Maelstrom: The Pacific War and Its Aftermath UNIT SIX - Post-WWII Asia: Reinventing Japan, Re-dividing Kou a UNIT SEVEN -Miracle by Design: The Post war Resilient Japan, UNIT EIGHT - The New Asian Capitalists UNIT NINE - Power, Authority, and the Advent of Democracy, UNIT TEN - Sentimental Imperialists: America in Asia, UNIT ELEVEN - China's Long Road Toward Modernization UNIT TWELVE, Section One -Beyond the Revolution: Indonesia and Vietnam UNIT TWELVE, Section Two - Siberian Salient: Russia, UNIT THIRTEEN Pacific Century: The Regional Perspective
Mark Borthwick (Author) , Gil Latz (Author)