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‘Asian Century’ (in relation to China)

Chris Ogden

in A Dictionary of Politics and International Relations in China


Published online March 2019 | e-ISBN: 9780191848124

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A term referring to the expected political and cultural dominance of global affairs in the twenty-first century by countries situated in Asia. This projection rests upon the combined economic and demographic potential of China, India, and Japan, and the expectation that they will amass more strength and influence relative to the rest of the world. The term echoes the twentieth century being regarded as the ‘American Century’ and the nineteenth century being ‘Britain’s Century’....

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Subjects: Chinese Politics

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