Legacies of World War II in South and East Asia, 1st Edition

  • Lim Hua Sing
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  • ISBN-10: 9812304576
  • ISBN-13: 9789812304575
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 212 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Illustrates how the political and social fallout from the World War II is still alive and divisive in South and East Asia.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Contributors.
1: Overview.
2: Opening Remarks.
3: A Long View on the Great Asian War.
4: Southeast Asia.
5: Legacies of World War II in Indochina.
6: Transient and Enduring Legacies of World War II: The Case of Indonesia.
7: The ‘Black-Out’ Syndrome and the Ghosts of World War II: The War as a ‘Divisive Issue’ in Malaysia.
8: The Legacies of World War II for Myanmar.
9: World War II: Transient and Enduring Legacies for the Philippines.
10: Singapore's Missing War.
11: World War II and Thailand after Sixty Years: Legacies and Latent Side Effects.
12: Northeast Asia and India.
13: Remembering World War II: Legacies of the War Fought in China.
14: How to Assess World War II in World History: One Japanese Perspective.
15: Obstacles to European Style Historical Reconciliation Between Japan and South Korea — A Practitioner's Perspective.
16: World War II Legacies for India.