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Russia and Its Northeast Asian Neighbors: China, Japan, and Korea, 1858-1945

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Description for Russia and Its Northeast Asian Neighbors: China, Japan, and Korea, 1858-1945 Hardcover. This edited collection analyzes relations between Russia and the states of Northeast Asia from the mid-nineteenth century to the end of World War II. The contributors examine various historical, cultural, and diplomatic developments and argue that Russia's influential role in Northeast Asia has often been underestimated by scholars. Editor(s): Matsuzato, Kimitaka. Num Pages: 222 pages, 4 maps, 6 tables. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; 1FP; 3JH; 3JJ; HBAH; HBJD; HBJF; JPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 160 x 237 x 24. Weight in Grams: 496.
As a result of the Aigun (1858) and Beijing Treaties (1860) Russia had become a participant in international relations of Northeast Asia, but historiography has underestimated the presence of Russia and the USSR in this region. This collection elucidates how Russia's expansion affected early Meiji Japan's policy towards Korea and the late Qing Empire's Manchurian reform. Russia participated in the mega-imperial system of transportation and customs control in Northern China and created a transnational community around the Chinese Eastern Railway and Harbin City. The collection vividly describes daily life of the emigre Russians' community in Harbin after 1917. The collection ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Lexington Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Number of Pages
222
Place of Publication
Lanham, MD, United States
ISBN
9781498537049
SKU
V9781498537049
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Ref
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About
Kimitaka Matsuzato is professor at the University of Tokyo.

Reviews for Russia and Its Northeast Asian Neighbors: China, Japan, and Korea, 1858-1945
. . . . this edited volume is a valuable contribution to the academic endeavor of writing an integrated history of Northeast Asia and highlighting the interplay between the three main actors in the Far East. It presents a genuine macro-regional history, not a medley of national histories (ix).
Slavic Review
In general, the ... Read more

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