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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Across the Pacific.
New York, Harcourt, Brace & World 
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Akira Iriye; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
|Description:||xvii, 361 pages 24 cm.|
|Contents:||The initial encounter, 1780-1880. East Asia in America: "Despotic Asia" ; The self-contained society ; The particularistic society ; "Peace, commerce, honest friendship" ; The enlightenment of Asia ; The reception of Asians in America --
The Asian response to America: The representative Americans ; The preservation of the faith and the state ; The secrets of power ; American liberty or American power? --
Imperialism, nationalism, racism. The end of the century: New definitions of national security ; The conflict of civilizations ; Japan adopts imperialism ; Reform in China ; The waning of American influence ; Alarms over Asia --
Imperialism, Japanese and American: Anti-imperialism in China ; Japan and America in China ; Rehabilitation of China ; Political consciousness in China ; Japan in an imperialist war ; The menace of Japan ; China as an economic interest --
The genesis of American-Japanese antagonism: The problems of an Asian power ; Championing the new China ; Friendship reciprocated ; Japanese-American enmity --
Chinese nationalism and the United States: Anti-Japanese sentiment ; The Washington conference ; Leninism in China ; An economic friendship ; China: anti-foreignism among all factions ; The tradition of Sino-American friendship ; The prospect of Japanese-American conflict --
Sino-American co-operation against Japan. America's failure to assist China: The triumph of military thinking in Japan ; Morality in international relations ; Chinese hopes for American aid ; Global implications of a crisis ; The resolution to stand alone --
Toward Pearl Harbor: American policy and global security ; The new order in Asia ; china: the expectation of American aid ; Toward war --
Images of the Pacific war: The overcoming of modernity ; A new spokesman for Asia ; War for a democratic Asia ; Which China? --
Chinese communism and postwar Sino-American relations: The gap between power and policy ; The American role in a civil war ; American views of Asian communism ; Chinese communists view America --
The Sino-American crisis. The military confrontation: The defense perimeter ; Redefining Asian interests ; American policy and attitudes in the 1950's ; Chinese interpretations of America ; The Sino-Soviet split ; Friction in American-Japanese relations ; Peaceful coexistence in American policy --
Epilogue: Toward a more peaceful Pacific.
|Series Title:||Harvest/HBJ book.|
|Responsibility:||Introd. by John K. Fairbank.|