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Asia frontiers: studies in a continuing problem.

Alastair Lamb

Asia frontiers: studies in a continuing problem.

by Alastair Lamb

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Published by Pall Mall P. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Asia -- Boundaries.,
    • Asia -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [230]-237.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS33.3 .L3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 246 p.
      Number of Pages246
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5658990M
      ISBN 100269992987
      LC Control Number68104674

        He is now completing a book manuscript, titled Nuclear Culture: Lessons for Post Fukushima Japan. He also edited Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia (Routledge ) and New Frontiers in Japanese Studies (Routledge, forthcoming in ). His major research interest is contemporary Japan and Asia, focusing on civil society and politics.   “One of the most profound and illuminating studies of this century to have been published in recent decades.”—John Gray, New York Times Book Review Hailed as “a magisterial critique of top-down social planning” by the New York Times, this essential work analyzes disasters from Russia to Tanzania to uncover why states so often fail—sometimes catastrophically—in grand efforts to.

      This book is intended to be read as an introduction to the burgeoning literature on borders. In the following pages, we outline the history of the anthropological study of borders, and trace its connections to cognate disciplines, before reviewing a wide range of ethnographic case studies to suggest how a focus on borders can illuminate our understanding of nation and state – until. William P. Alford is a scholar of Chinese law and legal history. His books include To Steal a Book is an Elegant Offense: Intellectual Property Law in Chinese Civilization (Stanford University Press ), Raising the Bar: The Emerging Legal Profession in East Asia (Harvard East Asian Legal Studies.

      The term has become part of our everyday vocabulary, but Northeast Asia is a bit less familiar. Southeast Asia is a term that has been in common usage since about the s and became even more widely used during and after the Asia-Pacific War. So, as a concept, it derived from a specific historical moment. Charles Chang earned his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in , was elected as the Postdoctoral Fellow in Chinese Studies at Stanford, and served as Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Center on Religion and Chinese Society at Purdue in His research focuses on political communication in contemporary China.


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