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  1. Britain's Retreat from Empire in East Asia, 1905-1980

    Edited by Antony Best

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    The decline of British power in Asia, from a high point in 1905, when Britain’s ally Japan had vanquished the Russian Empire, apparently reducing the perceived threat that Russia posed to British interests in India and China, to the end of the twentieth century, when British power had dwindled to...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. International History of the Twentieth Century and Beyond

    3rd Edition

    By Antony Best, Jussi Hanhimaki, Joseph A. Maiolo, Kirsten E. Schulze

    This hugely successful global history of the twentieth century is written by four prominent international historians for first-year undergraduate level and upward. Using their thematic and regional expertise, the authors have produced an authoritative yet accessible and seamless account of the...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Britain, Japan and Pearl Harbour

    Avoiding War in East Asia, 1936-1941

    By Antony Best

    Recent controversies about Pearl Harbour have highlighted the need for a new assessment of British policy towards Japan during the period leading up to the Pacific War. Britain, Japan and Pearl Harbour provides a thorough and authoritative account of British efforts to avert conflict with Japan,...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The International History of East Asia, 1900–1968

    Trade, Ideology and the Quest for Order

    Edited by Antony Best

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book provides a broad account of the international history of East Asia from 1900 to 1968 - a subject that is essential to any understanding of the modern epoch. Whereas much of the scholarship on this subject has focused purely on the immediate origins and consequences of violent events such...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Imperial Japan and the World, 1931-1945

    Edited by Antony Best

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    The transformation of Japan in the years between 1931 and 1945 into an expansionist and potentially hegemonic power that threatened the stability of the international order in East Asia is a topic that is central to any understanding of the region’s history in the twentieth century. This new...

    Published November 15th 2010 by Routledge

  6. International History of the Twentieth Century and Beyond

    2nd Edition

    By Antony Best, Jussi Hanhimaki, Joseph A. Maiolo, Kirsten E. Schulze, Kirsten E. Schulze

    This major global history of the twentieth century is written by four prominent international historians for first-year undergraduate level and upward. Using their thematic and regional expertise, the authors cover events in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas from the last...

    Published May 28th 2008 by Routledge

  7. International History of the Twentieth Century

    By Antony Best, Jussi Hanhimaki, Joseph A. Maiolo, Kirsten E. Schulze, Kirsten E. Schulze, Jussi M. Hanhimäki, Joseph A. Maiolo, Kirsten E. Schulze

    This major new global history of the twentieth century is written by four prominent international historians for first-year undergraduate level and upward. Using their thematic and regional expertise, the authors have produced an authoritative yet accessible account of the history of...

    Published September 10th 2003 by Routledge

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