After the Empires

The Creation of Novel Political-Cultural Projects in East Asia

  • P. W. Preston

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. P. W. Preston
    Pages 20-41
  3. P. W. Preston
    Pages 42-64
  4. P. W. Preston
    Pages 65-85
  5. P. W. Preston
    Pages 116-134
  6. P. W. Preston
    Pages 223-227
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 228-272

About this book


The shift to the modern world in East Asia was accomplished in part via the experience of colonial rule in the late nineteenth century. Following imperial crisis in the 1930s and 1940s, independent nation states formed from which the political structure of East Asia is based today.


East Asia Empire 20th century Comparative political history crisis development state

Authors and affiliations

  • P. W. Preston
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Political Science and International StudiesUniversity of BirminghamUK

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-46661-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-34568-4
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