Korea at the Center, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0765621770
  • ISBN-13: 9780765621771
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 319 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released November 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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Illuminating the role of the Korean peninsula in three modern historical periods, the eminent international contributors to this publication offer a fresh appraisal of Korea as the key to the coalescence of a broad, open Northeast Asian regionalism in the 21st century.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Competing Visions of Regional Order: Late Nineteenth/Early Twentieth Centuries.
2: Korea in Japanese Visions of Regional Order.
3: Russian Views of Korea, China, and the Regional Order in Northeast Asia.
4: Civilization, Race, or Nation?: Korean Visions of Regional Order in the Late Nineteenth Century.
5: Trade, Dependency, and Colonialism: Foreign Trade and Korea’s Regional Integration, 1876–1910.
6: Competing Regional Orders: Colonialism, the Cold War, and Their Legacies.
7: From Japanese Imperium to American Hegemony: Korean-Centrism and the Transformation of the International System.
8: Japanese Colonial Infrastructure in Northeast Asia: Realities, Fantasies, Legacies.
9: A Socialist Regional Order in Northeast Asia After World War II.
10: Japan’s Asian Regionalism and South Korea.
11: Toward a Broad Regionalism?.
12: Regionalism in Northeast Asia: Korea’s Return to Center Stage.
13: Inter-Korean Relations in Northeast Asian Geopolitics.
14: Japan’s Multilevel Approach Toward the Korean Peninsula After the Cold War.
15: Korea and China in Northeast Asia: From Stable Bifurcation to Complicated Interdependence.
16: Korea in Russia’s Post–Cold War Regional Political Context.
17: Environmental Regime-Building in Northeast Asia: Korea’s Pursuit of Leadership.
18: The Korean Wave: Transnational Cultural Flows in East Asia.
Korea, Northeast Asia, and the Long Twentieth Century.
About the Editors and Contributors.