Rethinking Sino-Japanese Alienation: History Problems and Historical Opportunities

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In this book, Professor Goh and Professor Buzan develop a new understanding of contemporary Japan-China problems by studying bilateral relations from the 15th century onwards, and focus on the enormous systemic changes during the long 19th century. At the end, they develop four future scenarios for East Asia’s regional order, based on different projections about this vital bilateral relationship. Their analysis focuses on East Asia, rather than assuming that the region’s past or future is determined by US policies or interests.

Published by Oxford University Press, the book won the 2021 International Studies Association Asia-Pacific Distinguished Book Award.

More details about the book here.



Professor Evelyn Goh

Emeritus Professor Barry Buzan


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