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Current History (2020) 119 (819): 285–288.
Published: 21 September 2020
...Pamela Kyle Crossley A new history of a border zone between Russia and China shows how traders from across Siberia and Mongolia operated under the shadow of competing empires and their railroads. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 Russia China Mongolia Japan...
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Current History (2020) 119 (818): 217–221.
Published: 20 August 2020
...Daniel P. Aldrich; Toshiaki Yoshida While a number of nations have used high-tech surveillance, mass testing, contact tracing, and draconian stay-at-home laws to manage the ongoing pandemic, Japan’s official response has been less energetic. The country also faces tremendous challenges with an...
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Current History (2019) 118 (809): 215–221.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Erin Aeran Chung [T]he government opted for piecemeal solutions that would temporarily meet domestic needs for labor while maintaining official closed-door policies. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Japan labor population...
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Current History (2019) 118 (809): 244–246.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Jason Danely Convivial meeting places that cultivate a sense of purpose and belonging are a key to happiness among the rapidly growing cohort of elderly people in Japan. Making Meaningful Lives: Tales from an Aging Japan , by Iza Kavedžija University of Pennsylvania Press , 2019...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 29–35.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Edward A. Fogarty; Gene Park [D]o the EU and Japan have the capabilities and resolve to save the global multilateral order—and save themselves? © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Edward Fogarty Gene Park Japan European Union...
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Current History (2017) 116 (794): 366.
Published: 01 December 2017
... An international chronology of events in October, country by country, day by day. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Spain Argentina Austria China Iraq Kenya Japan Turkey Israel Palestinians THE MONTH IN REVIEW...
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Current History (2017) 116 (791): 217–222.
Published: 01 September 2017
... South Korea North Korea Kim Jong-un nuclear weapons missiles chaebol business conglomerates corruption Donald Trump China Japan 217 The reality is that powerful business and political clans are deeply embedded in Korean society and unlikely to disappear anytime soon. A New President...
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Current History (2017) 116 (791): 235–240.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Mark Beeson United States China Asia Donald Trump trade Trans-Pacific Partnership South China Sea Japan South Korea Philippines Australia Asia-Pacific regional order 235 The possibility of miscalculation...
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Current History (2017) 116 (791): 241–243.
Published: 01 September 2017
... California Susanne Klien Japan 2011 triple disaster tsunami earthquake nuclear meltdown reconstruction Tokyo civil society rural communities PERSPECTIVE Recovering from Disaster, Reinventing Japan? SUSANNE KLIEN SUSANNE KLIEN is an associate professor in the Modern Japa- nese Studies...
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Current History (2016) 115 (782): 203–208.
Published: 01 September 2016
... University of California Mark Beeson China South China Sea Philippines Vietnam Japan Australia United States maritime law Barack Obama Xi Jinping ASEAN nationalism United Nations Convention Law Sea How times change. Only a few years ago the East Asian region was known primarily...
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Current History (2016) 115 (782): 233–239.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of California Jeff Kingston Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe economic reforms Liberal Democratic Party tsunami Fukushima nuclear power free press World War II comfort women self-defense forces 233 One of the great conundrums of Abe s second term is how he has managed...
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Current History (2015) 114 (773): 224–228.
Published: 01 September 2015
... California Alexis Dudden Japan Constitution Article antiwar clause Shinzo Abe National Diet Liberal Democratic Party Self-Defense Forces peacekeeping World War II Nobusuke Kishi 224 [A]n overwhelming majority of Japanese wants to protect the constitution using the same word...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 305–311.
Published: 01 November 2014
... sovereignty. It boasted a dual-chamber structure, in a weak imitation of a parliamentary system. Power was shared among members of a self-appointed Council (comprising the victorious Allies: France, Britain, Italy, and Japan), a model of exclusivity that would be copied in the making of the United Nations...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 318–323.
Published: 01 November 2014
... globalization great war trenches France Germany Russia czar czarist dominate ottoman empire Wilson east Asia Middle East colonies imperial depression bolshevik soviet suffering cost Caucasus Gallipoli Galicia Yugoslavia Japan Turkey ...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 299–304.
Published: 01 November 2014
... East colonies imperial depression bolshevik soviet Clark suffering cost Caucasus Gallipoli Galicia Yugoslavia Japan Turkey parallax 299 World War I was the first mass episode of the twentieth century. The death of over 10 million soldiers, mostly Europeans, plunged entire societies...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 324–328.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Clark suffering cost Japan Turkey parallax united states US 1918 1914 324 The modern, globalized economy had emerged with vigor and reach in the nine- teenth century, but was no more a guarantor of domestic or world peace after 1918 than it had been in 1914. The Economic Consequences of...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 329–331.
Published: 01 November 2014
...). Take 1914. Everyone and his brother has been looking for analogies to the outbreak of the First World War in the current international environ- ment, from the Ukrainian crisis to the Senkaku/ Diaoyu islands dispute between China and Japan to the emergence of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 312–317.
Published: 01 November 2014
... suffering cost Caucasus Gallipoli Galicia Yugoslavia Japan Turkey lansing Vietnam ho chi minh plebiscite Marxism anticolonial habsburg unity 312 Self-determination lacked legal standing in international law and remained ill-defined, and was thus open to appropriation and redefinition to...
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Current History (2014) 113 (764): 218–223.
Published: 01 September 2014
... World War II two friction China Japan Korea North South historical claim revise revision regional order series resurgent nationalism world postwar hitler economies realignment rivalry traitors yalta PRC republic Stilwell Chiang kai-shek Taiwan abe xi Malaya Singapore...
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Current History (2013) 112 (755): 210–216.
Published: 01 September 2013
... The Regents of the University of California Kay Shimizu Japan Shinzo Abe elections fiscal monetary stimulus economy deflation nationalism 210 Although July s electoral victory was a necessary condition for pushing Abe s economic program forward, a closer look at the election...