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Author Preston, P. W. (Peter Wallace), 1949-

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

Publ Info Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2010
 RWU Main Library  D1065.E38 P74 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  D1065.E38 P74 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 358 pages ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia ; 66
Note "Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada"--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references (p. [329]-345) and index
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
LC subject Europe -- Relations -- East Asia
East Asia -- Relations -- Europe
Nationalism -- Europe
Nationalism -- East Asia
Collective memory -- Europe
Collective memory -- East Asia
Social change -- Europe
Social change -- East Asia
Europe -- Politics and government
East Asia -- Politics and government
ISBN 9780415561136 (hbk.)
0415561132 (hbk.)
9780203850022 (ebook)
0203850025 (ebook)