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1590–1700

Li Narangoa and Robert Cribb.

in Historical Atlas of Northeast Asia, 1590-2010

September 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 14160 words.

This part of the book details the seventeenth-century political configuration of Northeast Asia. In 1592 the Japanese invaded and this spurred an odd alliance between Korean forces and the...

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1700–1800

Li Narangoa and Robert Cribb.

in Historical Atlas of Northeast Asia, 1590-2010

September 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 13416 words.

This part of the book explores the eighteenth-century political configuration of Northeast Asia. By the beginning of the century, the Qing Empire had no single governance structure in all...

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1800–1900

Li Narangoa and Robert Cribb.

in Historical Atlas of Northeast Asia, 1590-2010

September 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 13118 words.

This part of the book details the nineteenth-century political configuration of Northeast Asia. In the first four decades of the nineteenth century, while the Qing empire reinforced...

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1900–2010

Li Narangoa and Robert Cribb.

in Historical Atlas of Northeast Asia, 1590-2010

September 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 25883 words.

This part of the book explores the political configuration of Northeast Asia from the twentieth century to the first decades of the twenty-first century. The Russo–Japanese War which...

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1942

Tonny Banham.

in We Shall Suffer There

March 2009; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 36266 words.

This chapter discusses the events that occurred in 1942, which started with the continuous efforts of the Japanese to gain control of their new conquest. Their initial focus was to...

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1943

Tonny Banham.

in We Shall Suffer There

March 2009; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 18626 words.

This chapter discusses the events that occurred in 1943. The author reveals that 1942 was a bad year for the garrison in Hong Kong; 1,468 of them had died due to the sinking of the Lisbon...

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1944

Tonny Banham.

in We Shall Suffer There

March 2009; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 13108 words.

This chapter discusses and looks at the prisoners of war (POWs) in Hong Kong and Japan in 1944. Out of the 4,000 POWs who were shipped to Japan, about 2,750 survived and were spread across...

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1945

Tonny Banham.

in We Shall Suffer There

March 2009; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 22839 words.

This chapter discusses the year when the prisoners of war (POWs) were freed from their Japanese oppressors. This seemed evident in the inability of the Japanese to protect and adequately...

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A “Century of Humiliation”

Peter Hays Gries.

in China's New Nationalism

January 2004; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 3767 words.

This chapter focuses on China's century-long national humiliation. It describes Xia Ziyi's 1996 painting The Awakened Lion with calligraphy which states that “the sleeping lion has awoken,...

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A “Communist” Revolution

Zeinab Abul-Magd.

in Imagined Empires

July 2013; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 11733 words.

In the mid-nineteenth century, the British Empire’s “free-trade imperialism” failed to achieve full domination in Upper Egypt, and its failure brought about a great revolution. This chapter...

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