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National pasts in Europe and East Asia / P.W. Preston.

By: Preston, P. W. (Peter Wallace), 1949-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: D1065.E18 P74 2010Series: Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia: 66.Publication: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2010Description: viii, 358 p.ISBN: 9780415625500; 0415625505.Subject(s): Nationalism -- Europe | Nationalism -- East Asia | Collective memory -- Europe | Collective memory -- East Asia | Social change -- Europe | Social change -- East Asia | Europe -- Relations -- East Asia | East Asia -- Relations -- Europe | Europe -- Politics and government | East Asia -- Politics and government
Contents:
National pasts in Europe and East Asia -- The scale and pace of change recalled -- Available lessons : private memories and wider European agendas -- Europe : general crisis, collapse, and recovery -- Uncomfortable lessons : the European Union and the USA, 1989/91-2008 -- Reading the ongoing changes : European identity -- Sweeping change in East Asia : political leaders and the experience of violence -- East Asia : general crisis, collapse, and national development -- Contested compromises : national pasts in Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Bangkok -- Japan/China : national pasts and the reordering of East Asia -- Europe and East Asia : intermingled pasts and changing identities -- Afterword: War is failure.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [329]-345) and index.

National pasts in Europe and East Asia -- The scale and pace of change recalled -- Available lessons : private memories and wider European agendas -- Europe : general crisis, collapse, and recovery -- Uncomfortable lessons : the European Union and the USA, 1989/91-2008 -- Reading the ongoing changes : European identity -- Sweeping change in East Asia : political leaders and the experience of violence -- East Asia : general crisis, collapse, and national development -- Contested compromises : national pasts in Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Bangkok -- Japan/China : national pasts and the reordering of East Asia -- Europe and East Asia : intermingled pasts and changing identities -- Afterword: War is failure.

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