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Oriental Interpretations of the Far Eastern Problem (1925)

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Oriental Interpretations of the Far Eastern Problem (1925)

SG$91.00

Title: Oriental Interpretations of the Far Eastern Problem
Author: Michimasa Soyeshima, P.W. Kuo
Publisher: University of Chicago Press, 1925. First edition.
Condition: Hardcover, no dust jacket. Some wear/staining to cover. Pages clean and unmarked.

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Title: Oriental Interpretations of the Far Eastern Problem (Lectures on the Harris Foundation 1925)
Author: Michimasa Soyeshima, P.W. Kuo
Publisher: University of Chicago Press, 1925. First edition.
Condition: Hardcover, no dust jacket. Some wear/staining to cover. Pages clean and unmarked. A book important for its content, not appearance.

About the Book

This book contains a series of lectures on the politics of Japan and China from the late 1800s to the time the lectures were given, that is, 1925. They discuss Japan’s and China’s shifts from feudal systems towards more modern, democratic and egalitarian forms of government, as well as the respective nations’ attitudes towards America and global affairs. The contents are as follows:

By Count Michimasa Soyeshima:

1. Political, Economic, and Social Aspects of Modern Japan

2. Japan’s Policy toward China, Siberia, and Korea

3. Japan’s Relations with the United States

By Dr. P. W. Kuo:

1. Political, Economic and Social Tendencies in Modern China

2. China’s Position in Eastern Asia

3. China’s Relations with the United States

About Michimasa Soyeshima:

Michimasa Soyeshima was a member of the House of Peers of Japan and lectured extensively on Japanese diplomacy.

About P. W. Kuo:

Kuo Ping-wen is considered the founder of the modern Chinese University, having set up the National Southeastern University and reformed the Nanking University in 1949. He was a student of prominent thinkers such as John Dewey and Paul Monroe. Later on, he was a part of the Chinese delegation participating in the founding of the United Nations.