Pacific Asia in the Global System: An Introduction
August 1998, Wiley-Blackwell
The critical perspective, awareness of cultural and ethnic trends and a sophisticated grasp of social patterns makes this volume an essential introduction to the region.
Part I: The Theme of the Shift to the Modern World.
Part II: The Phases of the Shift to the Modern World in Pacific Asia.
Part III: Changing Relationships in Contemporary Pacific Asia.
Part IV: Debates, Disputes and Lessons in Respect of the Development Experience of Pacific Asia.
Part V: Pacific Asia in the New Global System.
- This volume is unique in that it is directly concerned with the region as a whole
- Cross-disciplinary and therefore wide ranging in its set of concerns, covering history, economics, development theory and politics.
"This broad historical sweep displays the merits of the author's approach to best advantage, and will be of value to students requiring a rapid overview of the origins of contemporary Pacific Asia underpinned by key sources which are subject to careful precis." Richard Wiltshire, Progress in Human Geography