Conflict, Diplomacy and Development
Investigating the role of petroleum in East Asia from 1880 to 2008, this book uniquely considers the industry from a multinational international perspective. Covering issues of security, conflict, development and environment, this book outlines and examines key areas, such as: the origins of the...
To Be Published November 29th 2014 by Routledge
Grain, Trade and Diplomacy
During the period 1949 to 1979, communist China was officially pursuing a policy of self-sufficiency, and the United States and its allies were officially implementing a trade embargo against communist China. However, this book, based on extensive original research, demonstrates that China was...
Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge
Transformations and Continuities
Ralph Smith was a highly respected historian who, at the time of his death in December 2000, had nearly completed a manuscript chronicling changes in the East Asia region since 1943. This fascinating work, completed and edited by Chad Mitcham, one of Ralph Smith’s former students, himself a...
Published May 31st 2010 by Routledge