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Introduction

Robin McNeal.

in Conquer and Govern

May 2012; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 3595 words.

This introductory chapter presents a passage in the Chinese classical period asserting that an enlightened ruler gains substantive achievements only through winning a war and invading new...

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Spirits of Satyagraha

Aishwary Kumar.

in Radical Equality

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 23325 words.

Gandhi was a master of neologisms, many of which, he insisted, were best left untranslated. Satyagraha, coined in 1907, was one of the earliest, through which Gandhi ingeniously supplanted...

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Making Peace Work

Laura Hein.

in Reasonable Men, Powerful Words

January 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 10580 words.

One of the most powerful lessons Ōuchi Hyōe's group drew from their wartime experiences was that democratic freedoms had to be exercised to be safeguarded. They felt a responsibility to...

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Overcoming denial: contemporary Japan's quest for normalcy

in Modern Japan

April 2009; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); Asian History; Political Geography. 4252 words.

‘Overcoming denial: contemporary Japan's quest for normalcy’ discusses Japan's identity and role in the post-Cold War world and focuses on the question of Japan's capacity and will to...

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