The San Francisco System and Its Legacies
Series: Asia's Transformations
In 1951, Japan signed a peace treaty with forty-eight countries in San Francisco, and a year later, the treaty came into effect. This post-war peace treaty, prepared against the background of the intensifying Cold War, fell far short of settling outstanding issues in the wake of the Pacific War or...
To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge
Untying the Kurillian Knot
This volume is the fruit of an international collaborative study, which considers the Åland islands settlement in northern Europe as a resolution model for the major Asia-Pacific regional conflicts that derived from the post-World War II disposition of Japan, with particular focus on the...
Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge
Divided Territories in the San Francisco System
After World War II, many regional conflicts emerged in the Asia-Pacific, such as the divided Korean peninsula, the Cross-Taiwan Strait, the ‘Northern Territories’, (Southern Kuriles) Takeshima (Dokdo), Senkaku (Diaoyu) and the Spratly (Nansha) islands problems. These and other disputes, such as the...
Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge
A Difficult Peace
An original book that reviews the problems of political rapprochement in terms of foreign policy decision-making between Japan and Russia since 1945, including the infamous 'Northern Territories' dispute. Uses four bilateral summits as case studies to explore patterns, changes and tendencies in the...
Published October 7th 1998 by Routledge