Pan-Asianism and Japan's War 1931-1945 (Palgrave Macmillan Transnational History Series)

Pan-Asianism and Japan's War 1931-1945 (Palgrave Macmillan Transnational History Series)

By: Eri Hotta (author)Paperback

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The book explores the critical importance of Pan-Asianism in Japanese imperialism. Pan-Asianism was a cultural as well as political ideology that promoted Asian unity and recognition. The focus is on Pan-Asianism as a propeller behind Japan's expansionist policies from the Manchurian Incident until the end of the Pacific War.

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ERI HOTTA taught at Oxford University, UK from 2001-2005.


Introduction: Pan-Asian Ideology and the Fifteen Years' War Conceptual Roadmap: Tea, China, and Leadership Prelude to the Fifteen Years' War From Internationalism to Pan-Asianism Manchukuo, a Case of Pan-Nationalist Imperialism The China War and Its Pan-Asian Rescue The Ozaki-Sorge Incident: The Spy Ring and Its Pan-Asianist Recourse The War of 'World-Historical Significance' Pan-Asianism in the Co-Prosperity Sphere Conclusion: From Tea to Co-Prosperity

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/04/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781137270351
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 306
  • ID: 9781137270351
  • weight: 389
  • ISBN10: 1137270357

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