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The Cold War in Asia [electronic resource] : the battle for hearts and minds / edited by Zheng Yangwen, Hong Liu, Michael Szonyi.

Contributor(s): Zheng, Yangwen | Liu, Hong, 1959 November 1- | Szonyi, Michael.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 268 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789047428817 (electronic bk.); 9047428811 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Asia -- Politics and government -- 1945- | Cold War -- Social aspects -- Asia | Asia -- Foreign relations | 1945- | Asia | Cold War | Foreign relations | Politics and government | Social aspects | History | HISTORY -- General | Ost-West-Konflikt | Maoismus | Ostasien | S�udostasien | Mexiko | Schweden | GeschichteGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Cold War in Asia.DDC classification: 950.4/2 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
List of Figures; Acknowledgement; List of Contributors; Introduction New Approaches to the Study of the Cold War in Asia (Michael Szonyi and Hong Liu); Part One World System and Asian Order; Chapter One What Cold War in Asia? An Interpretative Essay (Immanuel Wallerstein); Chapter Two Only Yesterday: China, Japan and the Transformation of East Asia (Takashi Shiraishi and Caroline Sy Hau); Part Two the Propaganda War; Chapter Three U Nu, China and the "Burmese" Cold War: Propaganda in Burma in the 1950s (Michael Charney).
Summary: This volume argues that attention to what has been conventionally considered the periphery is essential to a full understanding of the global Cold War. This volume also argues for a shift in focus from diplomacy and high politics alone towards research into the culture of the Cold War era and its public diplomacy.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

This volume argues that attention to what has been conventionally considered the periphery is essential to a full understanding of the global Cold War. This volume also argues for a shift in focus from diplomacy and high politics alone towards research into the culture of the Cold War era and its public diplomacy.

List of Figures; Acknowledgement; List of Contributors; Introduction New Approaches to the Study of the Cold War in Asia (Michael Szonyi and Hong Liu); Part One World System and Asian Order; Chapter One What Cold War in Asia? An Interpretative Essay (Immanuel Wallerstein); Chapter Two Only Yesterday: China, Japan and the Transformation of East Asia (Takashi Shiraishi and Caroline Sy Hau); Part Two the Propaganda War; Chapter Three U Nu, China and the "Burmese" Cold War: Propaganda in Burma in the 1950s (Michael Charney).

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