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China's Naval Operations in the South China Sea

Chinas Naval Operations in the South China Sea

Bruce Elleman

ISBN: 978-1-898823-67-4

£55.00

Forthcoming - October 2017

This highly topical book examines the evolving perception of the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) of the South China Sea (SCS), and Beijing’s accompanying maritime strategy to claim them, particularly in the context of the strategies of the neighbouring stake-holding nations. In addition to long-standing territorial disputes over the islands and waters of the SCS, China and the other littoral states — Vietnam, the Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia, Taiwan, and Indonesia — have growing and often mutually exclusive interests in the offshore energy reserves and fishing grounds.

 

Culture, Power and Politics in Treaty-Port Japan, 1854-1899. Key Papers, Press and Contemporary Writings

Culture Power and Politics in Treaty-Port Japan 1854-1899 Key Papers Press and Contemporary Writings

J.E. Hoare (ed.)

ISBN: 978-1-898823-61-2

£175.00

Forthcoming - November 2017

This two–volume collection, supported by an in-depth introduction that addresses origins, actuality, endgame and afterlife, brings together for the first time contemporary documentation and more recent scholarship to give a broad picture of Japan’s Treaty Ports and their inhabitants at work and play in the second half of the nineteenth century. The material selected, shows how the ports’ existence and the Japanese struggle to end their special status, impacted on many aspects of modern Japan beyond their primary role as trading stations