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Pacific Centuries

Pacific and Pacific Rim History Since the 16th Century (Routledge Explorations in Economic History, 12)

by Dennis Flynn

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages272
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ISBN 100415184312
ISBN 109780415184311

“McGregor is perfectly placed to analyze the crucial three-sided relationship that defines the balance of power in the Pacific.” —Gideon Rachman, Financial Times (Best Books of ) “McGregor has written a shrewd and knowing book about the relationship between China, Japan and America over the past half-century. Union Pacific Railroad Company: Books. 1 - 8 of 8 results. Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. Quickview. Nothing like It in the World: by Stephen E. Ambrose. Paperback $ $ Current price is $, Original price is $ See All Formats.   One of Library Journal’s 10 Best Books of Following his acclaimed Atlantic and The Men Who United the States, New York Times bestselling author Simon Winchester offers an enthralling biography of the Pacific Ocean and its role in the modern world, exploring our relationship with this imposing force of nature.. As the Mediterranean shaped the classical world, and the Atlantic .


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"A uniquely sophisticated yet very accessible and complete review of the Asian ascendancy, spanning from ancient times to today, and enriched with bountiful commentaries by renowned specialists, Pacific Century beautifully interweaves national histories with complex regional and global trends, intelligently balancing explanations of Asia's astounding successes with honest recognition of the region's darker Cited by: Pacific Centuries: Pacific and Pacific Rim Economic History Since the 16th Century (Routledge Explorations in Economic History) 1st Edition by Dennis O.

Flynn (Editor), Pacific Centuries book Frost (Editor), A.J.H. Latham (Editor) & 0 moreFormat: Hardcover. Starting with the 16th century trade of Latin American silver and Chinese silk, leading researchers trace the economic, environmental and social history of the Pacific region.

Chapters examine the trade of diverse commodities within the Pacific and analyse the ecological and social impacts of this increasing economic activity. Buy Pacific Centuries () (): Pacific and Pacific Rim Economic History Since the 16th Century: NHBS - Dennis O Flynn, Lionel Frost, AJH Latham, Routledge About Help Blog Jobs Established NHBS GmbH CovidPrice Range: £ - £   The Asia-Pacific region is rapidly emerging as the global economic and political powerhouse of the twenty-first century.

Looking at both Southeast and East Asia, this richly illustrated volume stresses broad, cross-cutting themes of regional history, with an emphasis on the interactions between cultures and nations/5. This book examines the role of the international financial system in the development of Pacific Asia and, conversely, the region's growing influence on North America and the world economy.

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Alex Gibney was the writer for the series, and Frank Gibney, his father, wrote the companion trade book, The Pacific Century: America and Asia in a Changing ed by: Peter Coyote. Dynasties, Empires, and Ages of Commerce: Pacific Asia to the Nineteenth Century 2. Seaborne Barbarians: Incursions by the West 3.

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Chapters examine the trade of diverse commodities within the Pacific and analyse the ecological and social impacts of this increasing economic activity.

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"A superb overview of the history, politics, and international relations of East Asia. The book meets a long-standing need for undergraduate courses." - Allen S. Whiting. DOI link for Pacific Century. Pacific Century book. The Emergence of Modern Pacific Asia.

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I love all of the Clockwork Century books, but Boneshaker is known and loved for a reason. century would be the “Asia-Pacific Century.” While I am not sure he was the first person to use that phrase—and it has been often used by others over the past 10 years—for those of us who study the region and/or have more than a casual familiarity with the region, the proc-lamation rings true.

In a November article in Foreign Policy. The Pacific Century. The century alluded to in Frank Gibney’s title is not the twentieth but rather the twenty-first.

Ringing changes on Henry Luce’s “American Century,” Gibney foresees a. Richard McGregor, former FT Beijing Bureau Chief and author of The Party, a widely acclaimed account on the internal workings of Chinas ruling bureaucratic apparatus, has completed his next book, Asias Reckoning: China, Japan, and the Fate of U.S.

Power in the Pacific Century, which will be available starting this August/5. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. The Asia-Pacific Century: Challenges and Opportunities looks to the future of the Asia-Pacific and examines a broad range of questions that focus on diplomatic, economic, and military challenges facing the region’s key players, with a particular focus on their relevance to the US military.

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In Pacific, author Simon Winchester closes with the image of the vessel Hokule'a, which he views as a symbol of hope for the people of the Pacific Islands and a physical manifestation of a return of respect for indigenous traditions.

The Hokule'a is built in the tradition of the ancient Hawaiian double-hulled voyaging canoe known as wa'a name, which means "Star of Gladness," is what. Praise “McGregor is perfectly placed to analyze the crucial three-sided relationship that defines the balance of power in the Pacific.” —Gideon Rachman, Financial Times (Best Books of ) “McGregor has written a shrewd and knowing book about the relationship between China, Japan and America over the past half-century.

This book provides an overview of five centuries of Pacific and Pacific Rim economic and trade history, making it a valuable contribution to understanding of the increasing global importance of.

The 21st century may one day bear the sobriquet of the great ocean but the general outlines of Asia's future were formed during the past century. This book looks but tangentially at the distant future, being devoted primarily to understanding the emergence of modern Pacific Asia from the nineteenth century /5(37).

The vast central Pacific was visited only by the Manila galleons and an occasional explorer. The south Pacific was first crossed by Spanish expeditions in the 16th century who discovered many islands including Tuvalu, the Marquesas, the Cook Islands, the Solomon Islands, and the Admiralty Islands, and later the Pitcairn and Vanuatu archipelagos.

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This book is politically incorrect and proud of it. During the Cold War, the U.S. built a series of alliances with Asian nations to erect a bulwark against the spread of communism and provide security to the region. Despite pressure to end bilateral alliances in the post-Cold War world, they persist to this day, even as new multilateral institutions have sprung up around them.

The resulting architecture may aggravate rivalries as the U.S. Buy Pacific Centuries by Professor Dennis O. Flynn, Lionel Frost from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages:   A Financial Times Best Book of “A shrewd and knowing book.” —Robert D.

Kaplan, The Wall Street Journal “A compelling and impressive read.” —The Economist “Skillfully crafted and well-argued.” —Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Financial Times “An excellent modern history provides the context needed to make sense of the region’s present and future.” —Joyce Lau, South Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.

Asia’s Reckoning: China, Japan, and the Fate of US Power in the Pacific Century, Richard McGregor (Viking, September ) This exchange occurred just a few weeks before Japan announced that they had “nationalized” four of the islands by buying them from the previous titleholders, a Japanese family.

Pacific Commons Blvd, Fremont CA @on: Pacific Commons Blvd, Fremont,CA. In any case, the two nations’ approaches to the Pacific Northwest illustrated different kinds of European societies. By the late 18th century, Britain’s distinctive traits gave it certain advantages over Spain in the contest for territory on the Pacific Rim, and enabled it to win access to an area that the Spanish had long claimed as theirs.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 22 x 29 cm: Contents: Early Navigation --The voyage of Magellan --The Spanish ships --Exploring the Spanish lake --The Manilia galleons --Ships of the Elizabethan English --The Dutch enter the pacific --Buccaneers and privateers --George Anson's expedition --The Russians in the far.

The preternaturally curious writer about everything from the Oxford English Dictionary to volcanoes to the Atlantic Ocean (Atlantic: A Vast Ocean of a Million Stories,etc.) returns with a series of high-resolution literary snapshots of the Pacific Ocean.

Winchester, who now lives in Massachusetts, does not do the expected: there is no chapter about the geological history of the .