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Asia in the twentieth century

Whyte, Alexander Frederick Sir

Asia in the twentieth century

by Whyte, Alexander Frederick Sir

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Published by Charles Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia,
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Eastern question (Far East),
    • Asia -- Politics and government.,
    • India -- Politics and government -- 1919-1947.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesAsia in the 20th century
      Statementby Alexander Frederick Whyte.
      SeriesSAMP early 20th-century Indian books project ;, item 08821.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofilm BUL-ENG-148 (D)
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Paginationviii, 184 p.
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL643682M
      LC Control Number96908906

      East Asia is an area now attracting much interest internationally, not least because of the growing economic importance of the region. Taking economic development and the international environment in twentieth century East Asia as its major theme, the volume presentsnative views of Price: $ As Haynes Johnson of the Washington Post has pointed out in his The Best of Times: America in the Clinton Years (), “since the first century, million people have died in major wars; million of those deaths occurred in the twentieth century. War deaths per population soared from deaths per 1, in the sixteenth century to

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      This book discusses how Western ideas, knowledge, concepts and practices were imported, adapted and even transformed into varied contexts in East Asia. In particular, authors in this rich volume focus on the role translation played in the processes of modernization in China, Japan, and Korea in the 19th and early 20th : Lawrence Wang-chi Wong. Economic Development in Twentieth-Century East Asia. by. Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: Taylor And Francis.


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