Historical Dictionary of United States Japan Relations

Author: John Van Sant
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810864622
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The Historical Dictionary of United States-Japan Relations traces this one hundred and fifty year relationship through a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, a bibliography, and cross-referenced dictionary entries on key persons, places, events, institutions, and organizations. Covering everything from Walt Whitman's poem, A Broadway Pageant, commemorating the visit of the Shogun's Embassy to the U.S. in 1860, to zaibatsu, this ready reference is an excellent starting point for the study of Japan's dealings with the U.S.

Historical Dictionary of United States Southeast Asia Relations

Author: Donald E. Weatherbee
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810864053
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The Historical Dictionary of United States-Southeast Asia Relations identifies the key issues, individuals, and events in the history of U.S.-Southeast Asia relations and places them in the context of the complex and dynamic regional strategic, political, and economic processes that have fashioned the American role in Southeast Asia. This is done through a chronology, a bibliography, an introductory essay, appendixes, and several hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on key persons, places, events, institutions, and organizations.

Historical Dictionary of U S Diplomacy from World War I Through World War II

Author: Martin H. Folly
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0810856069
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"The period from the beginning of World War I to the end of World War II was one of the most significant in the history of the United States. Twice the nation was drawn into "foreign entanglements" - wars it initially thought were of no concern and therefore tried to steer clear of - only to realize it could not stand aside. With each war, the United States geared up in record time, entered the fray, and was crucial to the outcome. Each tested the American people and their leaders, and in each case the country came out of the conflagration stronger than before and emerged as a world leader." "Historical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from World War I through World War II relates the events of this crucial period in U.S. history through a chronology. an introductory essay, and more than 600 cross-referenced dictionary entries on key people, places, events, institutions. and organizations." --Book Jacket.

Historical Dictionary of British Foreign Policy

Author: Peter Neville
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0810871734
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British foreign policy has always been based on distinctive principles since the setting up of the Foreign Office in 1782 as one of the two original offices of state, the other being the Home Office. As a small island nation, Britain was historically fearful of over mighty continental powers, which might seek to menace its trade routes, and naval primacy was essential. Britain must dominate at sea while avoiding, involvement in major continental wars and Britain accomplished this successfully until the end of the 19th century. After World War II and the Cold War Britain was no longer the global naval super power and they had to adapt to a secondary, supportive role. This was to be based on its membership of regional defense and economic organizations in Europe. The Historical Dictionary of British Foreign Policy provides an overview of the conduct of British diplomacy since the setting up of the Foreign Office in 1782. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, an extensive bibliography, and over 300 cross-referenced dictionary entries on British prime ministers, foreign secretaries, foreign office staff and leading diplomats, but also on related military and political-economic aspects. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about British foreign policy.

Historical Dictionary of Chinese Foreign Policy

Author: Robert G. Sutter
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810870843
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Historical Dictionary of Chinese Foreign Policy covers the more than 60 years of the foreign policy of the People's Republic of China. It provides reliable and comprehensive information and assessments about the major actors, developments, and other aspects of the foreign policy and foreign relations of the People's Republic of China. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, and over 500 cross-referenced dictionary entries dealing with important individuals, events, and other aspects of the foreign policy of this important country. It is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Chinese foreign policy.

Historical Dictionary of U S Diplomacy from the Revolution to Secession

Author: Debra J. Allen
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 081087895X
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The Historical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from the Revolution to Secession relates the events of this crucial period in American history through a chronology, an introductory essay, and several hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on key persons, places, events, institutions, and organizations. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about American diplomacy.

The United States in Asia

Author: David Shavit
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313267888
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"Shavit's historical dictionary addresses the critical need in academic libraries for reference sources that provide students of American foreign policy with introductory information on the persons, events, and institutions that have influenced US relations with other nations. . . . A useful dictionary." Choice

Historical Dictionary of Burma Myanmar

Author: Donald M. Seekins
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1538101831
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This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar) contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture.

Historical Dictionary of the Republic of Korea

Author: Andrew C. Nahm
Publisher:
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This dictionary presents a balanced and objective view of South Korea, providing a long perspective and covering varied aspects of South Korean life. Domestic, political, and social events, foreign affairs, economic and cultural developments, and the men and women who have influenced the country's history are reviewed in the more than 400 entries, many of which are new or have been updated from the first edition. The dictionary's chronology and historical narrative, also updated, cover the entire history of Korea for the benefit of readers who have little or no knowledge of the overall history of the Korean people. The extensive bibliography has been updated to include the most current and best books, journals, and websites, making this a valuable reference source for the scholar, student, and general reader.