The Far East; a modern history.


New ed., rev. and enl. by Claude A. Buss.. Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press [1968] .

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Subjects East Asia -- History.
East Asia.
Ferner Osten.
Kulturelle Entwicklung.
Politik.
Series Michigan. University. University of Michigan history of the modern world.
Description vi, 559, xii pages maps 25 cm
Copyright Date [1968]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 551-559) and index.
Contents The traditional Chinese system -- The traditional Japanese system -- The West reaches out -- The West strikes -- China is forced open -- China's decline sets in -- Japan opened to the world -- Japan accepts the new dispensation -- China inert and immovable -- The missionary movement -- The Chinese empire breaks off at the edges -- Japan resolves to modernize -- Constitutionalism, Japanese style -- The climax begins - Sino-Japanese war -- Cutting up the Chinese melon -- China recoils in desperation -- America asserts itself in the Pacific -- America enters the China conflict -- Russo-Japanese War -- China's belated conversion -- Revolution in China: the republic -- Japan takes the road to empire -- Japanese constitutionalism as a facade -- Fiasco of the Chinese republic -- World War I: Japan becomes aggressive -- Aftermath of World War I -- Nationalism rises in China -- Russia enters again -- Russia's part in the Chinese Nationalist movement -- Revolution begins in China -- The Nationalists take the offensive: fighting begins -- 1927-28: years of crisis -- The passing of the old order in China -- New spirit in Japan -- Reaction in Japan: back to expansion -- Japan consolidates its conquests -- Jingoism and terrorism in Japan -- Desperation and division in China -- Japan invades -- Pearl Harbor -- Dark days after Pearl Harbor -- American offensive: victory -- China: victorious and still divided -- War's aftermath in Southeast Asia -- Civil war and communist victory in China -- Occupation and peace in Japan -- The Korean War -- The Republic of China (GRC): Taiwan -- The People's Republic of China (PRC): Peking -- Contemporary Japan -- The new world of Southeast Asia -- War in Indochina -- The Far East - after Vietnam.
Genre History.
Geographic Area East Asia
Network Numbers (OCoLC)411360
(OCoLC)ocm00411360
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Peffer, Nathaniel, 1890-1964.
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