The Resurgence of East Asia: 500, 150 and 50 Year Perspectives by Giovanni ArrighiThe Resurgence of East Asia: 500, 150 and 50 Year Perspectives by Giovanni Arrighi

The Resurgence of East Asia: 500, 150 and 50 Year Perspectives

EditorGiovanni Arrighi, Takeshi Hamashita, Mark Selden

Paperback | July 29, 2003

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The East Asian expansion since the 1960s stands out as a global power shift with few historical precedents.The Resurgence of East Asiaexamines the rise of the region as one of the world's economic power centres from three temporal perspectives: 500 years, 150 years and 50 years, each denoting an epoch in regional and world history and providing a vantage point against which to assess contemporary developments.
Giovanni Arrighiis professor of Sociology at The John Hopkins University, Baltimore. His latest books areThe Long Twentieth Century: Money, Power and the Origins of Out Times(1994) andChaos and Governance in the Modern World System(1999, with Beverly J Silver).Takeshi Hamashitais Professor of History at the Institute for Southeast Asia...
Title:The Resurgence of East Asia: 500, 150 and 50 Year PerspectivesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1 inPublished:July 29, 2003Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415316375

ISBN - 13:9780415316378


Table of Contents

1. Tribute and Treaties: Maritime Asia and treaty port networks in the era of negotiation, 1800-1900 2. A Frontier View of Chineseness 3. The East Asian Path of Economic Development: A long-term perspective 4. Women's Work, Family and Economic Development in Europe and East Asia: Long-term trajectories and contemporary comparisons 5. The Importance of Commerce in the Organization of China's Late Imperial Economy 6. Japan, Technology and Asian Regionalism in Comparative Perspective 7. Historical Capitalism, East and West

Editorial Reviews

This is an ambitious volume that brings together a group of distinguished historians, sinologists, and sociologists....This volume is a valuable contribution to the important 'Great Divergence' debate especially by incorporating a much-need regional perspective.