The Great Power Struggle in East Asia, 1944–50

Britain, America and Post-War Rivalry

  • Christopher Baxter

Part of the Global Conflict and Security since 1945 book series (GCON)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
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    Pages 1-4
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    Pages 5-25
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    Pages 26-45
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    Pages 46-66
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    Pages 67-87
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    Pages 88-113
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    Pages 114-144
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  11. Back Matter
    Pages 182-250

About this book


The first full account of British policy towards China, Japan and Korea from the final stages of the Second World War to the outbreak of the Korean War, set against the backdrop of the Anglo-American relationship, broader Far Eastern developments, the beginnings of the Cold War, and Britain's relationship with the Commonwealth.


bibliography China Cold War Japan Korea

Authors and affiliations

  • Christopher Baxter
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Fellow in Intelligence HistoryQueen’s University BelfastUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2009
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-30095-2
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-24678-2
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