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Journal of Asian Studies (1958) 17 (3): 457–460.
Published: 01 May 1958
...Richard A. Pierce The Great Siberian Migration. Government and Peasant in Resettlement from Emancipation to the First World War . By Donald W. Treadgold . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 1957 , xiii, 278 , Maps, Bibliography, Illustrations, Index. $5.00. The Soviet Far...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (2): 389–397.
Published: 01 May 2019
... the primary target of the Rowlatt reforms, were minimal. 21 In retrospect, historians have explained the end of the First World War in 1919 in competing ways: revolution (that would result in socialism or communism) versus liberalism, internationalism versus nationalism. While Montagu imagined...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1951) 10 (2): 213–215.
Published: 01 February 1951
... II. The war in the Pacific. Guadalcanal: the first offensive . By John Miller, Jr . Washington, D.C. : Historical Division, Department of the Army , 1949 . xviii, 413 p. $4.00. United States Army in World War II. The war in the Pacific. Okinawa: the last battle . By Roy E. Appleman...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1947) 6 (2): 113–121.
Published: 01 February 1947
.... It was not until after the first World War that the Burmans showed any marked interest in national politics. In 1923,after certain reforms had been introduced organizations of a nationalist character known as wunthanu were formed. The avowed purpose of these groups was to obtain a larger voice in local...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1953) 13 (1): 3–22.
Published: 01 November 1953
... previously devoted to liberal, progressive, and radical ideas were converted to orthodox thinking. In the late thirties and during World War II the few authors who still nurtured leftist ideas were completely silenced. Some, like Hirabayashi Taiko, went to jail. It was only in the first post-war years...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1957) 16 (2): 221–236.
Published: 01 February 1957
... of World War II. In fact, Outer Mongolia has the dubious distinction of having been the first “People's Republic” to survive as an “independent” nation. Recently, this small nation has been in the public eye as a result of the Soviet Union's unsuccessful attempt to secure for it UN status. Copyright ©...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (3): 531–537.
Published: 01 August 2015
... conflict leaves us with Korea as one of the most dangerous military flashpoints in the twenty-first century. World War II ended seventy years ago. However much the governments of Japan, Korea, and China may dispute the history of that event and the responsibility for (and extent of) its horrors, the war...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 February 2002
... with the sense that a monolithic Vietnamese communism, tempered by years of struggle, inevitably triumphs. Three features are left out of such accounts. First, they downplay the diversity of Vietnamese world-views in the 1940s and 1950s. Second, they often lack a sense of the contingent and the accidental...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (4): 927–940.
Published: 01 November 2014
... a discussion of various ideas and events—visions of China's place in the world, how the story of the Opium War is thought about in different settings, the history of Sinology—shaped by personal as well as scholarly concerns. The essay's ties to the author's life and associations, which come into play more...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (2): 409–416.
Published: 01 May 2019
... in China, India, and Korea, as it was in other parts of Asia and of the world. These were all propelled by the accumulated material and ideological transformations of the years of war, transformation that imbued the moment with revolutionary potential and gave contemporaries a sense that the international...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (4): 863–888.
Published: 01 November 2000
... the scope of this article, I briefly review three types of norms here.18 These standards are generally spelled out and codified in treaties, conventions, and declarations of international organizations and/or regional organizations. First, most general human rights norms, largely developed since World War...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1941) 1 (1): 25–42.
Published: 01 November 1941
...Kenneth Perry Landon Abstract The colonialism of Richelieu first brought the French to the Indo-Malayan peninsula in the seventeenth century. Ayuthia, which was then the capital of Siam, was the chief entrepôt of the area and as such naturally attracted the French. But their efforts to establish...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 25 (4): 607–619.
Published: 01 August 1966
... developments in Japan, China and Turkey, but with the multiplication of newly independent nations in Asia and Africa since World War II die term has been applied to them, also. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1966 1966 1 Jansen Marius B. , ed. Princeton University...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (4): 743–754.
Published: 01 August 1969
...Maureen L. P. Patterson Abstract Since the end of World War II there has been a nation-wide burgeoning of academic interest in South Asia, that is to say, in India, Pakistan, Ceylon, and Nepal. The pioneering teaching and research program in South Asian Studies was established at the University...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1971) 31 (1): 5–16.
Published: 01 November 1971
.... PYLE T HE study of nationalism, the most powerful political emotion in the modern world, has often become enmeshed in polemic and ideological combat. In Japan during the past century, evaluations of the historical role of nationalism have tended to oscillate between extremes. Some of its first serious...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (1): 81–102.
Published: 01 February 2012
...John Whittier Treat Abstract Today historians hesitate to judge collaborators with the Axis powers in World War II, citing the impossibility of putting oneself in the often untenable position collaborators found themselves. Nonetheless, contemporary moral philosophy continues to ponder the ethical...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1973) 32 (2): 251–264.
Published: 01 February 1973
... consistently seen the ringisei system as a major, if not the key, factor in the civil bureaucracy's inability to innovate and as the means by which officials were able to avoid individual responsibility for decisions. The system is also often viewed as the means by which, in the pre-World War II period...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (4): 689–705.
Published: 01 November 2022
... Empire as its temporal embodiment. Unsurprisingly, Britain's declaration of war on the Ottomans in 1914 during the First World War deeply disturbed them. A combination of domestic and “pan-Islamic” reasons, therefore, caused this younger Muslim leadership to repudiate the Muslim League's policy...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (4): 821–841.
Published: 01 November 2015
... terrain of anticolonial struggle in the post–First World War period. There have, of course, been several critical histories of anticolonial nationalism in India: from those that trace its central contradiction to the constraints of universalizing post-Enlightenment epistemologies to those that locate its...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 29 (2): 223–233.
Published: 01 February 1970
... C.O. 54/784 (43941), Comment of H. A. Cowell, Sept. 2, 1915. There is no proof either way about German activities in Ceylon. However, the Germans were active in supporting and financing anti-British movements in India during the First World War. 34 C.O. 54/782 (29056), Letter of Stubbs...