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Published: 12 February 2021

208 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197558935

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Why Nations Rise

Narratives and the Path to Great Power

Manjari Chatterjee Miller

  • Argues that elites in some states actively reframe their image when their economic and military power increases
  • Draws from four historical cases (the United States, Meiji Japan, the Netherlands, and Cold War Japan) and applies the lessons from them to two major contemporary cases (China and India)
  • Reshapes our understanding of what a rising power is, and why the ideational sources of their motivation--and not just material sources--are so important

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