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  • The Modernizers: Overseas Students, Foreign Employees, And Meiji Japan book cover

    The Modernizers

    Overseas Students, Foreign Employees, And Meiji Japan, 1st Edition

    By Ardath W. Burks

    This volume of essays by Japanese and Western scholars sheds light on the process of modernization in nineteenth-century Japan, focusing on two significant aspects of Japan's transition to a modern society: the decision to live for a time with the necessary evil of relying on the skill and advice…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • Thailand: Buddhist Kingdom As Modern Nation State book cover


    Buddhist Kingdom As Modern Nation State, 1st Edition

    By Charles F Keyes

    Thailand is exceptional among modern states in Asia in that it has built and retained a national culture around a traditional monarchical institution. Moreover, this culture has also been based on a dominant religious tradition, that of Theravada Buddhism. The process of creating the modern…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • Thailand And The Fall Of Singapore: A Frustrated Asian Revolution book cover

    Thailand And The Fall Of Singapore

    A Frustrated Asian Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Nigel J Brailey

    Focusing on the period between 1932 and 1968, this comprehensive study bridges the gap between recent political studies and available historiography, which generally conclude with the 1932 revolution. Dr. Brailey discusses the 1942 Japanese capture of Singapore that dragged a reluctant Thailand…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

Conference Attendance 2019

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