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This well-researched book is highly recommended by Raj Verma to students, academics and policymakers looking to understand the past and present tensions between these two major powers and the wider political dynamics of East Asia. June Treufel Dreyer. Oxford University Press.

The old expression that familiarity breeds contempt never applied to two countries better than China and Japan. The neighbouring states have interacted with each other for nearly 2, years, and Japan has been greatly enriched by infusions of Chinese culture think written Chinese characters, Buddhism and ceramics, to name only three , yet official relations have been contentious for centuries. The two countries have gone to war at least three times in modern history, and political dust-ups occur every time a prime minister visits the Yasukuni Shrine dedicated to Japanese war dead or a politician makes an ill-considered comment about Japan's militarist past. In this marvellous history of bilateral relations and contemporary issues, Sinologist June Teufel Dreyer provides readers with rich context to aid Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

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Joel Campbell Troy University , International Affairs In this marvellous history of bilateral relations and contemporary issues, Sinologist June Teufel Dreyer provides readers with rich context to aid both specialists and casual observers in understanding one of the most significant regional ties. Joel Campbell, International Affairs Dreyer masterfully illustrates how bilateral relations have been fraught with mutual misperception and petty conflict from the beginning June Dreyer makes an important contribution to the field. Jonathan Mirsky, Times Higher Education This book makes admirably plain the resentful, troublesome and sometimes dangerous relations between China and Japan from as early as the 7th century AD Global Asia June Teufel Dreyer's magisterial history of the two nations' long rivalry is perfectly timed. Steve Craggs, Northern Echo Dreyer's warning is timely, but will it be heeded? Kerry Brown, Diplomat As Dreyer's book shows, the history of Sino-Japanese relations has proved a terrible and bloody one.

Middle Kingdom and Empire of the Rising Sun

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Churches are difficult buildings to interpret. At the heart of this is the challenge of marrying their function and their physical layout - we know broadly. The late Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Kwan Yew once typified the China-Japan relationship as one where, on one side China's nothing is forgotten, and on the other Japan's nothing is remembered. This neat summary comes towards the end of June Teufel Dreyer's comprehensive overview of the relationship - Middle Kingdom and Empire of the Rising. We have long wanted to publish book reviews, and suddenly find ourselves with a starter set of more than 20, thanks to Kerry Brown of King's College London, editor in chief of the Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography.

PDF | On Jul 1, , Yinan He published Middle Kingdom and Empire of the Rising Sun: Sino-Japanese Relations, Past and Present.

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Theodore and Franklin D. Nicholas Sarantakes now revisits this seldom-studied chapter to depict the delicate dance among uneasy partners in their fight against Japan, offering the most detailed assessment ever published of the U. He shows how the interests of all allies were served by maintaining the coalition, even in the face of disputes between nations, between civilian and military leaders, and between individual services-and that allied participation, despite its diplomatic importance, limited the efficiency of final operations against Japan.

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