Tag Archives: Cold War

Legacies of the Cold War in Malaysia

“Legacies of the Cold War in Malaysia: Anything but Communism” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1709128) is a new article by Meredith L. Weiss of the Department of Political Science, University at Albany, SUNY, New York, USA. This article is the fourth for a … Continue reading

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Filipino Technocrats and the Cold War

“The Emergence of Filipino Technocrats as Cold War ‘Pawns’” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1694961) is a new article by Teresa S. Encarnacion Tadem of the Department of Political Science, College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of the Philippines Diliman and the Center … Continue reading

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Cold War and its Legacies

In something of a preview of articles that will appear in a JCA special issue in 2020, the Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia has published several articles on the topic “Beyond the Cold War in Southeast Asia.” One of those … Continue reading

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Cold War, Japan and US Covert Action

“US Covert Action in Cold War Japan: The Politics of Cultivating Conservative Elites and its Consequences” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1652841) is authored by Brad Williams of the Department of Asian and International Studies, at the City University of Hong Kong. This article … Continue reading

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Cold War Competition over the Taiwan Strait

In a new post at the publisher’s website, co-editor Geoffrey Gunn reviews a new book Strait Rituals: China, Taiwan, and the United States in the Taiwan Strait Crisis, 1954–1958, authored by Pang Yang Huei and published by Hong Kong University … Continue reading

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Asian Studies and Geo-politics

In a new book review, JCA editor-in-chief Kevin Hewison of the Department of Asian Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill looks at Framing Asian Studies. Geopolitics and Institutions (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1483999). Published by Singapore’s semi-government ISEAS – … Continue reading

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Japan, culture and occupation

Professor Jan Bardsley of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has reviewed Adam Broinowski’s new book Cultural Responses to Occupation in Japan: The Performing Body during and after the Cold War (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1170188) for the Journal of Contemporary Asia. … Continue reading

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