A Modern History of Japan, International Edition, Gordon, Andrew
Автор: Ehlert Hans, Epkenhans Michael, Gross Gerhard P. Название: The Schlieffen Plan: International Perspectives on the German Strategy for World War I ISBN: 0813147468 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780813147468 Издательство: Eurospan Рейтинг: Цена: 81810 T Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: "With the creation of the Franco-Russian Alliance and the failure of the Reinsurance Treaty in the late nineteenth century, Germany needed a strategy for fighting a two-front war. In response, Field Marshal Count Alfred von Schlieffen produced a study that represented the apex of modern military planning. His Memorandum for a War against France, which incorporated a mechanized cavalry as well as new technologies in weaponry, advocated that Germany concentrate its field army to the west and annihilate the French army within a few weeks. For generations, historians have considered Schlieffen`s writings to be the foundation of Germany`s military strategy in World War I and have hotly debated the reasons why the plan, as executed, failed. In this important volume, international scholars reassess Schlieffen`s work for the first time in decades, offering new insights into the renowned general`s impact not only on World War I but also on nearly a century of military historiography. The contributors draw on newly available source materials from European and Russian archives to demonstrate both the significance of the Schlieffen Plan and its deficiencies. They examine the operational planning of relevant European states and provide a broad, comparative historical context that other studies lack. Featuring fold-out maps and abstracts of the original German deployment plans as they evolved from 1893 to 1914, this rigorous reassessment vividly illustrates how failures in statecraft as well as military planning led to the tragedy of the First World War"--
Автор: Sugihara, Kaoru Название: Japan, China, and the Growth of the Asian International Economy, 1850-1949 ISBN: 0198292716 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780198292715 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 197210 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Modern Asian economic history has often been written in terms of Western impact and Asia's response to it. This volume argues that the growth of intra-regional trade, migration, and capital and money flows was a crucial factor that determined the course of East Asian economic development. This book represents some of the best work of the modern school of Japanese economic history.
Название: International relations theory and the asia-pacific ISBN: 0231125917 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780231125918 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 33000 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Looking at approaches to understanding the interactions among three critical players, China, Japan and the United States, the authors of this text show that understanding the effects of cultural divides between Asian and American policymakers is crucial to building effective policies in the future.
Автор: Ceadel, Martin (Fellow and Tutor in Politics, New Название: Semi-detached Idealists: The British Peace Movement and International Relations, 1854-1945 ISBN: 0199241171 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780199241170 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 260210 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Britain's semi-detached geographical position has helped to give it the world's strongest peace movement. This book studies the development of the peace movement from the Crimean War to the end of World War II.
Автор: Archer, Clive Название: International Organisations ISBN: 0415246903 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415246903 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: 34090 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: The third edition of Clive Archer`s widely used textbook continues to provide students with an introduction to international organisations, exploring their increasing significance in the modern international political systems.
Автор: Kenwood, George Название: Growth of the International Economy, 1820-2000 ISBN: 0415199301 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415199308 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: 46190 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: This text is widely acknowledged to be the best available introduction to the study of the international economy as a mechanism for diffusing modern economic growth between nations. This new edition covers developments up to the present day.
Автор: Yahuda Michael Название: International Politics of the Asia Pacific ISBN: 0415474809 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415474801 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: 39590 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: This fully revised third edition of Michael Yahuda's extremely successful textbook brings the region fully up-to-date, introducing students to the international politics of the Asia-Pacific region since 1945. As well as assessing the post-cold War uncertainties that challenged balance and power within the region, Yahuda also examines the first decade of the new millennium which includes no let up on the 'war on terror', new political administrations in all the key player-states and increased cooperative security between some nations, polarized by volatile relationships between others.
Автор: Chew, Donald Название: Studies in International Corporate Finance and Governance Systems: A Comparison of the US, Japan and Europe ISBN: 0195107950 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780195107951 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 44920 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: This text is intended for courses in corporate finance and management where an emphasis is given to corporate governance. It may be appropriate for (some) undergraduate, MBA, and Executive Development courses, or as a supplement in corporate finance or management courses.
Автор: Imoto Название: Becoming International in Japan ISBN: 0415506131 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415506137 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: This book, based on extensive original research, examines international pre-schools in Japan. It discusses the motivation of parents, teachers and others involved, and shows how international pre-schools exemplify a tension within Japanese society more widely concerning the extent to which Japan should internationalise, a tension which often becomes acute for international pre-school children as they reach the age of compulsory education and their lack of "Japaneseness" in relation to children who have not been to international pre-schools becomes apparent.
1960s Japan was one of the world's major frontiers of vanguard art. As Japanese artists developed diverse practices parallel to, and sometimes antecedent to, their Western counterparts, they found themselves in a new reality of "international contemporaneity" ( "kokusaiteki d jisei"). In this book Reiko Tomii examines three key figures in Japanese art of the 1960s who made radical and inventive art in the "wilderness" -- away from Tokyo, outside traditional norms, and with little institutional support.
These practitioners are the conceptualist Matsuzawa Yutaka, known for the principle of "vanishing of matter" and the practice of "meditative visualization" ( "kannen"); The Play, a collective of "Happeners"; and the local collective GUN (Group Ultra Niigata). The innovative work of these artists included a visionary exhibition in Central Japan of "formless emissions" organized by Matsuzwa; the launching of a huge fiberglass egg -- "an image of liberation" -- from the southernmost tip of Japan's main island by The Play; and gorgeous color field abstractions painted by GUN on accumulating snow on the riverbeds of the Shinano River. Pioneers in conceptualism, performance art, land art, mail art, and political art, these artists delved into the local and achieved global relevance.
Making "connections" and finding "resonances" between these three practitioners and artists elsewhere, Tomii links their local practices to the global narrative and illuminates the fundamentally "similar yet dissimilar" characteristics of their work. In her reading, Japan becomes a paradigmatic site of world art history, on the periphery but asserting its place through hard-won international contemporaneity."
Автор: Meyerson Название: Domestic Politics and International Relations in US-Japan Trade Policymaking ISBN: 1403907994 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781403907998 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 110870 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: To what extent do domestic politics affect the agreement reached in an international trade negotiation? In order to address this question, Christopher C. Meyerson develops an approach to analysing the relationship between domestic politics and international relations in trade policymaking.
Автор: Kingsberg Miriam Название: Moral Nation: Modern Japan and Narcotics in Global History ISBN: 0520276736 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780520276734 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 51700 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: This trailblazing study examines the history of narcotics in Japan to explain the development of global criteria for political legitimacy in nations and empires in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Japan underwent three distinct crises of sovereignty in its modern history: in the 1890s, during the interwar period, and in the 1950s. Each crisis provoked successively escalating crusades against opium and other drugs, in which moral entrepreneurs--bureaucrats, cultural producers, merchants, law enforcement, scientists, and doctors, among others--focused on drug use as a means of distinguishing between populations fit and unfit for self-rule. Moral Nation traces the instrumental role of ideologies about narcotics in the country's efforts to reestablish its legitimacy as a nation and empire. As Kingsberg demonstrates, Japan's growing status as an Asian power and a moral nation expanded the notion of civilization from an exclusively Western value to a universal one. Scholars and students of Japanese history, Asian studies, world history, and global studies will gain an in-depth understanding of how Japan's experience with narcotics influenced global standards for sovereignty and shifted the aim of nation building, making it no longer a strictly political activity but also a moral obligation to society.
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