The Background of Asia.

By: Battistini, Lawrence H.

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Octavo, burgundy leatherette (hardcover), gilt letters, xvi + 250 pp. Very Good, with light edgewear; in a poor dust jacket with edgewear that includes large chips. From dust jacket: A concise, objective and readable account of the background of Asia. Japan, China and India, the three principal countries of Asia, are stressed. While essential ancient history background is included in summary form, the text concentrates on the modern and contemporary period. Included are chapters dealing with the occupation of Japan and the war in Korea. Although compact, the volume sheds light on a number of timely queries, such as: Does Japan have historical claims to Sakhalin, the Kurile Islands, the Bonins? Have Russia and Japan been historical rivals? How

Title: The Background of Asia.

Author Name: Battistini, Lawrence H.

Categories: Asian History,

Publisher: Tokyo: International Division, Sophia University Press, 1951. First Edition.:

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