Imagining a postnational world : hegemony and space in modern China / by Marc Andre Matten.

This book analyzes the historical significance of rivaling concepts of world order in 20th century East Asia. Since the arrival of European imperialism in 19th century? coupled with its different schools of political philosophy and international law? China has struggled to combine ideas on national...

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Main Author: Matten, Marc André (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Leiden : Brill, [2016]
Series:Brill's series on modern East Asia in a global historical perspective ; v. 5.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Space, territory, and national sovereignty in modern East Asia
  • Reconceptualizing world order after the tribute system
  • The legal principle of national sovereignty in modern East Asia
  • The territoriality of national sovereignty
  • Fighting the white peril: Japan's turn to spatiality
  • Pacifying the hostis: China's return to ecumenical morality
  • Lessons from the past: visions of world order today
  • Conclusion.