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Published: 05 July 2016

468 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195375664

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Middle Kingdom and Empire of the Rising Sun

Sino-Japanese Relations, Past and Present

June Teufel Dreyer

  • Looks at the history of the present-day enmity between China and Japan, the world's second and third largest economic powers
  • Argues that the contemporary rivalries between the two states are symptoms of hostilities stretching back to the beginning of relations between the two states
  • Examines current issues such as war guilt, visits to the Yasukuni Shrine, and territorial disputes
  • Cautions that unless China and Japan can learn to co-exist, the stability of the regional and global systems will be jeopardized

New to this Edition:

  • New epilogue focusing on the issues that dominate China and Japan's fraught current relationship including economic competition, resurgent nationalism, military tensions, and globalization

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