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Becoming Asia: Change and Continuity in Asian International Relations Since World War II

By: Alice Lyman Miller & Richard Wich

Price: $18.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2012

Seller ID: 101467

ISBN: 9789382264101

Condition: New


At the conclusion of World War II Asia was hardly more than a geographic expression. Yet today we recognize Asia as a vibrant and assertive region fully transformed from the vulnerable nation-states that emerged following the Second World War. The transformation was by no means an inevitable one but the product of two key themes that have dominated Asia’s international relations since 1945 – the competition between the United States and the Soviet Union to enlist the region’s states as assets in the Cold War and the struggle of nationalistic Asian leaders to develop the domestic support ... View more info