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The Cold War in Southeast Asia  

Ang Cheng Guan

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Jan 2013
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Jan 2013
This chapter examines the history of the Cold War in Southeast Asia. It explains that the onset of the Cold War coincided with nationalist struggles and decolonization, and explains why ... More

Cold War Strategies/Power and Culture—East: Sources of Soviet Conduct Reconsidered  

Vladislav Zubok

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Jan 2013
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Jan 2013
This chapter examines the root motives behind the Soviet struggle against the West and the paradigm of Soviet international behavior related to the Cold War. It suggests that ... More

Japan and the Cold War: An Overview  

Antony Best

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Jan 2013
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Jan 2013
This chapter, which examines the impact of the Cold War on Japan, investigates why Japan consistently allied itself to the West rather than the East and why it adopted a low-security ... More

Nation-Building and Nationalism: South Asia, 1947–90  

Christophe Jaffrelot

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Mar 2013
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May 2013
South Asia has been a true laboratory for the students of nation-building and nationalism. No other region has experienced two partitions of the magnitude of those of 1947 and 1971. Such a ... More

Nationalism In Northeast Asia Since 1945  

Aaron William Moore

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Mar 2013
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May 2013
An examination of primarily Chinese and Japanese nationalism (with a brief mention of Korea), this chapter will argue that contradictions within nationalist discourse lead to stronger and ... More

Nationalism in the Arab World Since 1945  

Fred Halliday

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Mar 2013
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May 2013
Nationalism, as both a movement and an ideology, has played a major part in the history of the Arab world since 1945, be this in the form of pan-Arabism (espoused by Nasser and by the ... More

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