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Pacific Asia in the Global System: Semantics, Pragmatics, Preposition, and Focus Peter Preston

Pacific Asia in the Global System: Semantics, Pragmatics, Preposition, and Focus

Peter Preston

Published August 6th 1998
ISBN : 9780631202370
Hardcover
296 pages
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This introduction will serve as a first stop for those interested in Japan, its role in the Pacific Asian region and, in turn, that regions role in the evolving global system. In this volume, P. W. Preston critically analyses the politicalMoreThis introduction will serve as a first stop for those interested in Japan, its role in the Pacific Asian region and, in turn, that regions role in the evolving global system. In this volume, P. W. Preston critically analyses the political economy, social institutions and culture of Pacific Asia. The analysis focuses on Japan, its relations with the inner periphery of Southeast Asia, and its developing linkages with the reforming socialist countries of China and Indo-ChinaThe critical perspective, awareness of cultural and ethnic trends and a sophisticated grasp of social patterns makes this volume an essential introduction to the region.