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Tsuyoshi Hasegawa (Ed.) - The Cold War in East Asia, 1945-1991 - 9780804773317 - V9780804773317
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The Cold War in East Asia, 1945-1991

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Description for The Cold War in East Asia, 1945-1991 Hardback. Editor(s): Hasegawa, Tsuyoshi. Series: Cold War International History Project. Num Pages: 344 pages. BIC Classification: 1FP; 3JJP; HBJF; HBLW3; HBTW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 30. Weight in Grams: 699.

The Cold War in East Asia studies Asia as a second front in the Cold War, examining how the six powers—the United States, the Soviet Union, China, Japan, and North and South Korea—interacted one another and forged the conditions that were distinct from the Cold War in Europe. The contributors are among the foremost historians of the new Cold War history, and this book draws on a wide array of newly available archival information in many languages, with particular strength in the use of Russian and Chinese archival material. The Cold War in East Asia shows how as a second ... Read more

Each chapter, while focused on particular countries and particular timespans, situates its story within a broad overview. And the volume stresses the uniqueness of the region's historical experience and explains how it serves as the background to some of the key conflicts in East Asia today.

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Stanford University Press United States
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Cold War International History Project
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Palo Alto, United States
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About Tsuyoshi Hasegawa (Ed.)
Tsuyoshi Hasegawa is Professor of History at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Reviews for The Cold War in East Asia, 1945-1991
"The book consists of eleven essays on various aspects of the Cold War in Asia, plus a lengthy and informative introduction by Tsuyoshi Hasegawa . . . Together they constitute a remarkable, pioneering work about the Cold War in Asia based on a remarkably broad range of mostly newly available archival materials in Russia, China, Japan, and Korea. This is ... Read more

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