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  1. 3. Opium War: A transnational perspective 3 items
    1. Essential Reading: 2 items
      1. Opium Regimes : China, Britain and Japan, 1839-1952 (e book) 2000

        Book Core Gregory Blue (2000), “Opiun for China: The British Connection.” pp. 31-54.

    2. Highly Recommended: 1 item
  2. 4. Korean Question and Sino-Japanese Rivalry 3 items
    1. Essential Reading: 2 items
      1. The Chinese and the Japanese: essays in political and cultural interactions - Madeleine Chi, Joint Committee on Contemporary China 1980 (electronic resource)

        Book Core Bonnie B. Oh (1980), Chapter II “Sino-Japanese rivalry in Korea, 1876-1885". pp. 37-57. Available via Online link. [Please note you may need to use page "50" in the search box due to the way the book has been digitised]

      2. Japan: a documentary history | ebook - David John Lu 2016

        Book Core Fukuzawa Yukichi, “Good-bye Asia (Datsu-a),” 1885 pp. 351-353. Available via Online link.

    2. Further reading 1 item
      1. Imperial Japan and Asia: A reassessment - grant k goodman 1967

        Book  [Not yet available in the library] Marlene Mayo, ‘Attitudes toward Asia and the beginnings of Japanese empire’ pp. 6-30.

  3. 5. Student Reflection Week. 0 items
  4. 6. Race War: Russo Japanese War and the Yellow Peril 8 items
    1. Essential Reading: 6 items
      1. The decade of the Great War: Japan and the wider world in the 1910s (e book) 2014

        Book Core Tosh Minohara (2014), “The Clash of Pride and Prejudice: The Immigration Issue and US-Japan Relations in the 1910s.” pp. 19-44.

      2. Sources of Japanese tradition: Volume 2: 1600 to 2000 | ebook - Wm. Theodore de Bary, Carol Gluck, Arthur E. Tiedemann, Andrew Barshay 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book Core

      3. Digitised resources 1 item
        1. Sources of Japanese Tradition: 1600 to 2000: v. 2 (First edition) | Racial conflict and Japan’s Foreign Policy - Yamagata Aritomo, pages 206-210 - Wm. Theodore DebaryCarol GluckDonald KeeneArthur TiedemannGeorge Tanabe& 1 more 1 Mar. 1964

          Book Core Digitised ectract: Yamagata Aritomo, “Racial conflict and Japan’s Foreign Policy.” pp.206-210, available via ONLINE link. [*Please note this extract is in the 1st edition only]

    2. Additional Resources: 2 items
  5. 7. Origins of Chinese Nationalism 4 items
    1. Essential Reading: 3 items
      1. Digitised resources 1 item
        1. Twentieth century China : a history in documents / R. Keith Schoppa - 1943- Schoppa, R. Keith 2011

          Book Core Digitised chapter “Forming a New Culture: The May Fourth Movement.” pp44-55, available via Online link.

    2. Highly Recommended: 1 item
  6. 8. Great War: Turning Point in Asian History 3 items
    1. Essential Reading: 3 items
      1. Japan and the Great War | ebook 2015 (electronic resource)

        Book Core Oliviero Frattolillo (2015), “Japan’s Great War as Response to Western Hegemony.” pp.142-161.

      2. Pan-Asianism: a documentary history. Volume 1, 1850-1920 - Sven Saaler, Christopher W. A. Szpilman c2011 (electronic resource)

        Book Core Koneo Fumimaro, “A Call to Reject the Anglo-American Centred Peace.” pp. 315-17.

  7. 9. Pacific War: Japan's Revolt Against the West? 5 items
    1. Essential Reading: 5 items
      1. Digitised resources 2 items
        1. Japan: The Light of Asia | Digitised chapter - Benedict Anderson 1966

          Chapter Core Digitised chapter Benedict Anderson "Japan: The Light of Asia" pp13-50 available via Online link.

        2. Tensions of empire: Japan and Southeast Asia in the colonial and postcolonial world - Ken'ichi Goto, Paul H. Kratoska 2003

          Book Core Digitised chapter 10: Kenʾichi Goto (2003), “The Dynamics and Legacy of Japanese Wartime Rule in Indonesia.” pp.230-244 available via Online link.

      2. Pan-Asianism: a documentary history. Volume 2, 1920-present - Sven Saaler, Christopher W. A. Szpilman c2011 (electronic resource)

        Book Core “Greater East Asian Co-prosperity Sphere” pp. 225-27.

  8. 10. Origins of the Cold War 3 items
    1. Essential Reading: 2 items
      1. We now know: rethinking cold war history - Scott Gilfi llan, Jason Xidias 2017 (electronic resource)

        Book Core pp 54-84

    2. Highly Recommended 1 item
  9. 11. American Images of China and the "Loss of China" 8 items
    1. Essential Reading: 8 items
      1. Decisive encounters: the Chinese Civil War, 1946-1950 - Odd Arne Westad 2003

        Book Core pp. 1-13

      2. Mao's China and the Cold War (e book) - Jian Chen 2001

        Book Core pp. 38-48 available via Online link

      3. Mao's China and the cold war | ebook and print - Jian Chen 2001

        Book Core pp. 38-48 available via Online link

      4. Digitised resources 4 items
        1. China in the American political imagination - Carola McGiffert c2003

          Book Core Digitised Chapter 3: Nancy Bernkopf Tucker (2003). “America First.” pp. 16–21 available via Online link.

        2. China in the American political imagination - Carola McGiffert c2003

          Book Core Digitised Chapter 5: Terrill E. Lautz (2003). “Hopes and Fears of 60 Years: American Images of China, 1911–1972.” pp. 31–37 available via Online link.

        3. The age of McCarthyism: a brief history with documents - Ellen Schrecker 1994

          Book Core Digitised extract pp.75-79 available Online

        4. Twentieth century China : a history in documents / R. Keith Schoppa - 1943- Schoppa, R. Keith 2011

          Book Core Digitised extract pp.120-125 available via Online link.

  10. 12. The Korean War and U.S. Containment Policy 5 items
    1. Essential Reading: 5 items
      1. The Korean War - Steven Hugh Lee 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book Core pp. 3-18, 21-35 Available online.

      2. Tyranny of the Weak : North Korea and the World, 1950-1992 | ebook - Charles K. Armstrong 2013

        Book Core “The Unfinished War, 1950-1953.” pp.10-51. Available online.

      3. Tyranny of the Weak : North Korea and the World, 1950-1992 | ebook - Charles K. Armstrong 2013

        Book Core chapter 1, “The Unfinished War,” 1950-1953.

      4. Digitised resources 1 item
        1. The Cambridge history of the Cold War: Volume 1: Origins - Melvyn P. Leffler, Odd Arne Westad 2011

          Book Core Digitised chapter Niu Jun (2010), “The birth of the People's Republic of China and the road to the Korean War.” pp. 221-243 availavle via Online link.

  11. 13. Sino-Soviet Split 33 items
    1. Essential Reading: 3 items
      1. “Calling the Sino-Soviet Dispute” - Harold P. Ford

        Document Core Available online.

      2. Digitised resources 1 item
        1. The Cambridge history of the Cold War: Volume 1: Origins - Melvyn P. Leffler, Odd Arne Westad 2011

          Book Core Digitised chapter Sergey Radchenko (2010). “The Sino-Soviet Split.” pp.349-372 available via Online link.

      3. The cold war in East Asia, 1945-1991 / edited by Tsuyoshi Hasegawa - 1941- Hasegawa, Tsuyoshi c2011

        Book Core Nobuo Shimotami (2011), “Kim Il Sung’s Balancing Act between Moscow and Beijing, 1956-1972.” pp 122-152. [Copy on purchase order for library - required reading cannot be digitised due to Copyright exclusions]

    2. Recently added 30 items
      1. Crossed histories: Manchuria in the age of empire - Mariko Tamanoi 2005

        Book 

      2. Japan at nature's edge: the environmental context of a global power - Ian Jared Miller, Julia Adeney Thomas, Brett L. Walker, ProQuest (Firm) 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      3. JAPANimals: history and culture in Japan's animal life - Gregory M. Pflugfelder, Brett L. Walker 2005

        Book 

      4. Digitised resources 1 item
        1. JAPANimals: history and culture in Japan's animal life - Gregory M. Pflugfelder, Brett L. Walker 2005

          Book  Digitised extract Ch 6 Aaron Skabelund: "Can a Subaltern Bark? Imperialism, Civilization, and Canine Culture in Nineteenth-Century Japan" pp195-244 available via online link.

      5. Death by a thousand cuts - Timothy Brook, Jérôme Bourgon, Gregory Blue c2008

        Book 

      6. Islanders: the Pacific in the age of empire - Nicholas Thomas 2010

        Book 

      7. Oceanic histories 2018

        Book 

      8. Digitised resources 1 item
        1. Oceanic histories 2018

          Book  Digitised chapter 7: Alexis Dudden "The Sea of Japan/Korea's East Side" pp182-208 available online

      9. Among empires: American ascendancy and its predecessors - Charles S. Maier, ProQuest (Firm) 2006 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      10. The Foucault effect: studies in governmentality : with two lectures by and an interview with Michel Foucault - Michel Foucault, Graham Burchell, Colin Gordon, Peter Miller 1991

        Book 

      11. China in the American political imagination - Carola McGiffert c2003

        Book 

      12. Tensions of empire: Japan and Southeast Asia in the colonial and postcolonial world - Ken'ichi Goto, Paul H. Kratoska 2003

        Book