The Asian century; a history of modern nationalism in Asia, by Jan Romein in collaboration with Jan Erik Romein. Translated by R.T. Clark. With a foreword by K.M. Panikkar.


Berkeley, University of California Press, 1962.

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Subjects Asia -- History.
Asia.
Historia Da Asia.
Description 448 pages 25 cm
Copyright Date 1962.
Notes "First published in Dutch ... This edition translated from the German and with an additional section ('Last period') first published 1962."
Contents Fourth Period 1941-1945: storm over Asia. The Second World War: a general view -- The Second World War in Africa -- Iran and Afghanistan -- India-Pakistan -- Burma, Thailand, Indochina and Malaya -- Indonesia and the Philippines -- China -- Japan and the Second World War -- Fifth Period 1945-1955: fulfilment and disillusion. Asia after the Second World War -- China, Korea and Indochina -- India-Pakistan, Burma and Ceylon -- Indonesia and Thailand -- Japan and the Philippines -- Israel and the Arab League, Syria, the Leganon, Jordan -- Turkey and Iran -- Egypt and the Soudan -- Last Period 1955-1960: the most recent past: conclusion. After Bandung -- China -- India -- Southeast Asia and Japan -- The Arab world.
Introduction. The Asia of the centuries -- Invasion from the West -- Religion and Nationalism -- The political and social revolution -- Geographical and historical divisions -- First Period 1900-1914: the awakening of Asia. The Turkish Empire -- The Japanese Empire -- The Chinese Empire -- India-Pakistan -- Korea, Formosa, the Philippines and Indonesia -- Indochina, Malaya, Thailand and Burma -- Afghanistan and Iran -- The Arab Countries -- Egypt and the Soudan -- Second Period 1914-1919: the 'Deglorification' of the West. The First World War -- The Turkish Empire -- The Arab countries -- The Russian Empire -- Japan, China, Mongolia and Korea -- Thailand, India-Pakistan, Indonesia, Indochina, Malaya, Persia and Afghanistan -- Third Period 1919-1941: reaction and action. Soviet Asia -- Japan -- Turkey -- The Arab countries (i) -- The Arab countries (ii) -- Egypt -- Iran and Afghanistan -- China (i) -- China (ii) -- The Philippines and Indonesia -- Indochina, Malaya and Thailand -- India-Pakistan (i) -- India-Pakistan (ii) and Burma.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Asia
Network Numbers (OCoLC)398405
(OCoLC)ocm00398405
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WorldCat Identities Romein, Jan, 1893-1962.
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