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Anthology of Chinese Literature, An tr. Stephen Owen. New York, 1996.

Anthology of Chinese Literature, Volume 2 ed. Cyril Birch. New York, 1972.

Ba Jin, Selected  Works of, Volumes 1-3 tr. Sidney Shapiro, Wang Mingjie, Jock Hoe, Jane C. C. Lai and Li Guoqing. Beijing, 2005.

Bergere, Marie-Claire, Sun Yat-sen tr. Janet Lloyd. Stanford, 1994.

Bouc, Alain, Mao Tse-tung: A Guide to His Thought tr. Paul Auster and Lydia Davis. New York, 1977.

Buck, Pearl S., Dragon Seed. New York, 1942.

Buck, Pearl S., Fighting Angel: Portrait of a Soul. New York, 1936.

Buck, Pearl S., The First Wife and Other Stories. New York, 1933.

Buck, Pearl S., House of Earth: The Good Earth, Sons, A House Divided. New York, 1935.

Buck, Pearl S., My Several Worlds. New York, 1954.

Buck, Pearl S., Pavilion of Women. New York, 1946.

Buck, Pearl S., The Promise. New York, 1943.

Byron, John and Robert Pack, The Claws of the Dragon: Kang Sheng. New York, 1992.

Cambridge History of China, The Volume 10 ed. John K. Fairbank. Cambridge, 1978.

Cambridge History of China, The Volume 11 ed. John K. Fairbank and Kwang-ching Liu. Cambridge, 1980.

Cambridge History of China, The Volume 12 ed. John K. Fairbank. Cambridge, 1983.

Cambridge History of China, The Volume 13 ed. John K. Fairbank and Albert Feuerwerker. Cambridge, 1986.

Chang, Iris, The Rape of Nanking. New York, 1997.

Chang, Jung and Jon Halliday, Mao: The Unknown Story. New York, 2005.

Ch’en Shouyi, Chinese Literature: A Historical Introduction. New York, 1961.

Chesneaux, Jean et al, China from the 1911 Revolution to Liberation tr. Paul Auster et al. Hassocks, 1977.

China: A Cultural and Historical Dictionary ed. Michael Dillon. Surrey, 1998.

China in Revolution: The First Phase 1900-1913 ed. Mary Clabaugh Wright. New Haven, 1968.

China’s Republican Revolution ed. Eto Shinkichi and Harold Z. Schiffrin. Tokyo, 1994.

Chinese Civilization and Society ed. Patricia Buckley Ebrey. New York, 1981.

Chinese Collaboration with Japan, 1932-1945 ed. David P. Barrett and Larry N. Shyu. Stanford, 2001.

Chinese Revolution in the 1920s, The ed. Mechthild Leutner et al. London, 2002.

Chow Tse-Tsung, The May Fourth Movement. Stanford, 1960.

Clubb, O. Edmund, 20th Century China. New York, 1978.

Coble, Parks M., Facing Japan: Chinese Politics and Japanese Imperialism, 1931-1937. Cambridge, 1991.

Columbia Anthology of Modern Chinese Literature, The ed. Lau, Joseph S. M. and Howard Goldblatt. New York, 2007.

Conn, Peter, Pearl S. Buck: A Cultural Biography. Cambridge, 1996.

Craft, Stephen G., V. K. Wellington Koo and the Emergence of Modern China. Lexington, 2004.

Cray, Ed, General of the Army: George C. Marshall. New York, 1990.

Creel, H. G., Chinese Thought from Confucius to Mao Tse-tung. New York, 1953.

Ding Ling, I Myself Am a Woman: Selected Writings tr. Tani E. Barlow et al. Boston, 1989.

Dolby, William, A History of Chinese Drama. New York, 1976.

Eastman, Lloyd E., The Abortive Revolution: China under Nationalist Rule 1927-1937. Cambridge, 1974.

Ebrey, Patricia Buckley, The Cambridge Illustrated History of China. Cambridge, 1996.

Eight Chinese Plays from the thirteenth century to the present tr. William Dolby. London, 1978.

Elliott, Mark C., The Manchu Way: The Eight Banners and Ethnic Identity in Late Imperial China. Stanford, 2001.

Elvin, Mark, The Pattern of the Chinese Past. Stanford, 1973.

Esherick, Joseph, Reform and Revolution in China: The 1911 Revolution in Hunan and Hubei. Berkeley, 1976.

Fairbank, John King, The Great Chinese Revolution 1800-1985. New York, 1986.

Fairbank, John et al, East Asia: The Modern Transformation. Boston, 1965.

Famous Chinese Plays tr. L. C. Arlington and Harold Acton. Peiping, 1937.

Fenby, Jonathan, Chiang Kai Shek: China’s Generalissimo and the Nation He Lost. New York, 2003.

Fifty Great Oriental Stories ed. Gene Z. Hanrahan. New York, 1965.

From Ming to Ching: Conquest, Region, and Continuity in Seventeeth-Century China ed. Jonathan D. Spence and John E. Wills, Jr. New Haven, 1979.

Fung Yu-lan, A History of Chinese Philosophy tr. Derk Bodde, Volume 1. Princeton, 1952.

Fung Yu-lan, A Short History of Chinese Philosophy ed. Derk Bodde. New York, 1948.

Gernet, Jacques, A History of Chinese Civilization. Cambridge, 1982.

Giles, Herbert A., A History of Chinese Literature. New York, 1928.

Goldblatt, Howard, Hsiao Hung. Boston, 1976.

Golden Casket, The tr. Christopher Levenson. Middlesex, 1964.

Granet, Marcel, Chinese Civilization. New York, 1958.

Great Literature of the Eastern World ed. Ian P. McGreal. New York, 1996.

Great Thinkers of the Eastern World ed. Ian P. McGreal. New York, 1995.

Grieder, Jerome B., Intellectuals and the State in Modern China. New York, 1981.

Han Suyin, Eldest Son: Zhou Enlai and the Making of Modern China, 1898-1976. New York, 1994.

Han Suyin, The Morning Deluge: Mao Tsetung and the Chinese Revolution 1893-1954. Boston, 1972.

Harris, Sheldon H., Factories of Death: Japanese Biological Warfare, 1932-45, and the American Cover-up. London, 1994.

Harrison, James Pinckney, The Long March to Power: A History of the Chinese Communist Party, 1921-72. New York, 1972.

Ho Kan-chih, A History of the Modern Chinese Revolution tr. English Faculty of Peking University. Peking, 1959.

Hoyt, Edwin P., The Rise of the Chinese Republic from the Last Emperor to Deng Xiaoping. New York, 1989.

Hsia, C. T., A History of Modern Chinese Fiction. Bloomington, 1999.

Hsieh Ping-Ying, Autobiography of a Chinese Girl tr. Tsui Chi. London, 1986.

Hsu, Immanuel C. Y., The Rise of Modern China. New York, 1983.

Hutchings, Graham, Modern China: A Guide to a Century of Change. Cambridge, 2000.

Imperial China: The Decline of the Last Dynasty and the Origins of Modern China ed. Franz Schurmann and Orville Schell. New York, 1967.

Importance of Understanding, The, tr. Lin Yutang. Cleveland, 1960.

Ip, Hung-yok, Intellectuals in Revolutionary China, 1921-1949. London, 2005.

Isaacs, Harold R., The Tragedy of the Chinese Revolution. Stanford, 1961.

Jen Yu-wen, The Taiping Revolutionary Movement. New Haven, 1973.

Johnson, Chalmers A., Peasant Nationalism and Communist Power: The Emergence of Revolutionary China 1937-1945. Stanford, 1962.

Jordan, Donald A., China’s Trial by Fire: The Shanghai War of 1932. Ann Arbor, 2001.

Kamachi, Noriko, Reform in China: Huang Tsun-hsien and the Japanese Model. Cambridge, 1981.

K’ang Yu-wei: A Biography and a Symposium ed. Jung-pang Lo. Tucson, 1967.

Kinkley, Jeffrey C., The Odyssey of Shen Congwen. Stanford, 1987.

Kwong, Luke S. K., A Mosaic of the Hundred Days: Personalities, Politics, and Ideas of 1898. Cambridge, 1984.

Kwong, Luke S. K., T’an Ssu-T’ung, 1865-1898: Life and Thought of a Reformer. Leiden, 1996.

Lai Ming, A History of Chinese Literature. New York, 1964.

Laidler, Keith, The Last Empress: The She-Dragon of China. Chichester, 2003.

Lang, Olga, Pa Chin and His Writings. Cambridge, 1967.

Lao She, Blades of Grass: The Stories of tr. William A. Lyell and Sarah Wei-ming Chen. Honolulu, 1999.

Lao She, Camel Xiangzi tr.  Shi Xiaojing. Hong Kong, 2005.

Lao She, Cat Country tr. William A. Lyell Jr. Ohio State University, 1970.

Lao She, Crescent Moon and Other Stories. Beijing, 1985.

Lee, Leo Ou-fan, Voices from the Iron House: A Study of Lu Xun. Bloomington, 1987.

Lee, Sherman E., A History of Far Eastern Art. Englewood Cliffs, no date.

Legacy of China, The ed. Raymond Dawson. London, 1964.

Li, Dun J., The Ageless Chinese. New York, 1978.

Li Jianwu, It’s Only Spring & Thirteen Years: two early plays tr. Tony Hyder. London, 1989.

Liang Ch’i-ch’ao, Intellectual Trends in the Ch’ing Period tr. Immanuel C. Y. Hsu. Cambridge, 1959.

Lu Hsun, Wild Grass. Beijing, 1974.

Lu Xun, Diary of a Madman and Other Stories tr. William A. Lyell. Honolulu, 1990.

Lu Xun, Silent China: Selected writing of tr. Gladys Yang. London, 1973.

Lu Xun, Selected Works of, Volume 2-4 tr. Yang Hsien-yi and Gladys Yang. Beijing, 1957, 1959, 1960.

Lu Xun and others, Masterpieces of Modern Chinese Fiction 1919-1949. Beijing, 1983.

MacNair, Harley Farnsworth, Modern Chinese History: Selected Readings. New York, 1923.

Mao Dun, The Vixen. Beijing, 1987.

Mao, Nathan K., Pa Chin. Boston, 1978.

Mao Tse-tung, Quotations from Chairman ed. Stuart R. Schram. New York, 1967.

Mao Tse-tung, Selected Works of, Volumes 1-4. Beijing, 1965.

Mao Tun, Midnight. Beijing, 1957.

Mitter, Rana, A Bitter Revolution: China’s Struggle with the Modern World. Oxford, 2004.

Modern China from Mandarin to Commissar ed. Dun J. Li. New York, 1978.

Morse, Hosea Ballou, The International Relations of the Chinese Empire, Volume 1: The Period of Conflict 1834-1860. Ewell, 1910.

Paludan, Ann, Chronicle of the Chinese Emperors. London, 1998.

Payne, Robert, Chiang Kai-shek. New York, 1969.

Peffer, Nathaniel, The Far East. Ann Arbor, 1958.

Poetry and Prose of the Ming and Qing. Beijing, 1986.

Pollard, David E., The True Story of Lu Xun. Hong Kong, 2002.

Pong, David, Shen Pao-chen and China’s Modernization in the Nineteenth Century. Cambridge, 1994.

Preston, Diana, The Boxer Rebellion. New York, 2000.

Readings in Modern Chinese History ed. Immanuel C. Y. Hsu. New York, 1971.

Reischauer, Edwin O. and John K. Fairbank, East Asia: The Great Tradition. Boston, 1958.

Republican China: Nationalism, War, and the Rise of Communism 1911-1949 ed. Franz Schurman and Orville Schell. New York, 1967.

Rethinking the 1898 Reform Period ed. Rebecca E. Karl & Peter Zarrow. Cambridge, 2002.

Revolutionary Leaders of Modern China ed. Chun-tu Hsueh. New York, 1971.

Reynolds, Douglas, China, 1898-1912: The Xinzheng Revolution and Japan. Cambridge, 1993.

Rice, Edward E., Mao’s Way. Berkeley, 1972.

Roberts, J. A. G., A Concise History of China. Cambridge, 1999.

Salisbury, Harrison E., The New Emperors: China in the Era of Mao and Deng. New York, 1992.

Schram, Stuart R., The Political Thought of Mao Tse-tung. New York, 1969.

Search for Modern China, The: A Documentary Collection ed. Pei-kai Cheng, Michael Lestz, and Jonathan D. Spence. New York, 1999.

Shen Congwen, Imperfect Paradise tr. Jeffrey Kinkley et al. Honolulu, 1995.

Shen Fu, Six Records of a Floating Life tr. Leonard Pratt and Chiang Su-hui. Middlesex, 1983.

Sheridan, James E., Chinese Warlord: The Career of Feng Yu-hsiang. Stanford, 1966.

Shih Nai-an of Tung-tu, All Men Are Brothers tr. Pearl S. Buck. New York, 1948.

Short, Philip, Mao: A Life. New York, 1999.

Smith, Bradley and Wan-go Weng, China: A History in Art. Japan, no date.

Snow, Edgar, Red Star Over China. New York, 1968.

Snow’s China, Edgar ed. Lois Wheeler Snow. New York, 1981.

Source Book in Chinese Philosophy, A tr. Wing-tsit Chan. Princeton, 1963.

Sources of Chinese Tradition, two volumes ed. Wm. Theodore de Bary et al. New York, 1960.

Spence, Jonathan D., The Gate of Heavenly Peace: The Chinese and Their Revolution, 1895-1980. New York, 1981.

Spence, Jonathan D., God’s Chinese Son: The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom of Hong Ziuquan. New York, 1996.

Spence, Jonathan D., The Search for Modern China. New York, 1990.

Starr, John Bryan, Continuing the Revolution: The Political Thought of Mao. Princeton, 1979.

Sze, Mai-mai, The Way of Chinese Painting. New York, 1959.

T’ang Leang-Li, China in Revolt: How a Civilisation Became a Nation. London, 1976.

Tang, Zongli and Bing Zuo, Maoism and Chinese Culture. New York, 1996.

Temple, Robert, The Genius of China. New York, 1986.

Terrill, Ross, Mao: A Biography. New York, 1980.

T’ien Ju-k’ang, Male Anxiety and Female Chastity: A Comparative Study of Chinese Ethical Values in Ming-Ch’ing Times. Leiden, 1988.

Ting Ling, The Sun Shines over the Sangkan River tr. Yang Hsien-yi and Gladys Yang. Beijing, 1954.

Ting-i Li, A History of Modern China tr. L. Bennett and Hsueh-feng Yang. Hong Kong, 1970.

Traditional Chinese Plays, Volumes 1-2 tr. A. C. Scott. Madison, 1967, 1969.

Tuchman, Barbara W., Stilwell and the  American Experience in China, 1911-45. New York, 1971.

Tung, William L., China and the Foreign Powers: The Impact and Reaction to Unequal Treaties. Dobbs Ferry, 1970.

Twentieth Century Chinese Poetry: An Anthology tr. Kai-yu Hsu. Garden City, 1963.

Wakeman, Frederic Jr., Spymaster: Dai Li and the Chinese Secret Service. Berkeley, 2003.

Waldron, Arthur, From War to Nationalism: China’s turning point, 1924-1925. Cambridge, 1995.

Waley, Arthur, The Opium War Through Chinese Eyes. Stanford, 1958.

Wang Shiqing, Lu Xun: A Biography. Beijing, 1984.

Warner, Marina, The Dragon Empress. London, 1972.

Wisdom of China and India, The ed. Lin Yutang. New York, 1942.

Wolf, Ernst, Chou Tso-jen. New York, 1971.

Wong Sin Kiong, China’s Anti-American Boycott Movement in 1905. New York, 2002.

Woo, X. L., Empress Dowager Cixi. New York, 2002.

Wright, Mary C., The Last Stand of Chinese Conservatism: The T’ung Chih Restoration 1862-1874. New York, 1966.

Wylie, Raymond F., The Emergence of Maoism: Mao Tse-tung, Ch’en Po-ta, and the Search for Chinese Theory 1935-1945. Stanford, 1980.

Xiang, Lanxin, The Origins of the Boxer War. London, 2003.

Xiao Hong, Market Street: A Chinese Woman in Harbin tr. Howard Goldblatt. Seattle, 1986.

Xiao Hong, Selected Stories of tr. Howard Goldblatt. Beijing, 1982.

Young, Ernest P., The Presidency of Yuan Shih-k’ai. Ann Arbor, 1977.

Zhou Zuoren, Selected Essays tr. David E. Pollard. Hong Kong, 2006.


Anthology of Korean Literature From Early Times to the Nineteenth Century ed. Peter H. Lee. Honolulu,1990.

Ch’i-jin Yu and Man-sik Ch’ae, Korean Drama Under Japanese Occupation: Plays tr. Jinhee Kim. Paramus, 2004.

Chung, Chai-sik, A Korean Confucian Encounter with the Modern World: Yi Hang-no and the West. Berkeley, 1995.

Clark, Donald N., Living Dangerously in Korea: The Western Experience 1900-1950. Norwalk, 2003.

Conroy, Hilary, The Japanese Seizure of Korea: 1868-1910. Philadelphia, 1960.

Cumings, Bruce, Korea’s Place in the Sun: A Modern History. New York, 1997.

Haboush, Ja Hyun Kim, The Confucian Kingship in Korea. New York, 2001.

History of Korean Literature, A ed. Peter H. Lee. Cambridge, 2003.

Hulbert, Homer Bezaleel, History of Korea, 2 volumes. New York, 1962.

Joe, Wanne J., A Cultural History of Modern Korea. Elizabeth, 2000.

Joe, Wanne J., Traditional Korea: A Cultural History. Seoul, 1972.

Kim, Yongkoo, The Five Years’ Crisis, 1866-1871. Inchon, 2001.

Korea: Its History and Culture. Seoul, 1996.

Ku, Dae-yeol, Korea Under Colonialism: The March First Movement and Anglo-Japanese Relations. Seoul, 1985.

Lee, Jongsoo, The Partition of Korea after World War II: A Global History. New York, 2006.

Modern Korean Literature: An Anthology ed. Peter H. Lee. Honolulu, 1990.

Oliver, Robert T., A History of the Korean People in Modern Times: 1800 to the Present. Newark, 1993.

Oliver, Robert T., Syngman Rhee: The Man Behind the Myth. New York, 1954.

Reader’s Encyclopedia of World Drama, The ed. John Gassner and Edward Quinn. New York, 1969.

Ree, Erik Van, Socialism in One Zone: Stalin’s Policy in Korea, 1945-47. Oxford, 1989.

Shin, Gi-wook, Peasant Protest & Social Change in Colonial Korea. Seattle, 1996.

Sourcebook of Korean Civilization, 2 volumes ed. Peter H. Lee. New York, 1993, 1996.

Sunoo, Harold Hak-won, Korea: A Political History in Modern Times. Columbia, no date.

Tennant, Roger, A History of Korea. London, 1996.

Woo-keun, Han, The History of Korea tr. Lee Kyung-shik. Seoul, 1970.

Yi (Lee), Ki-baek, A New History of Korea tr. Edward W. Wagner and Edward J. Shultz. Seoul, 1984.


Anthology of Japanese Literature ed. Donald Keene. New York, 1955.

Art of Kabuki, The: Famous Plays in Performance tr. Samuel L. Leiter. Berkeley, 1979.

Aston, W. G., A History of Japanese Literature. Rutland, 1972.

Beard, Mary R. The Force of Women in Japanese History. Washington, 1953.

Beasley, W. G., The Meiji Restoration. Stanford, 1972.

Behr, Edward, Hirohito: Behind the Myth. New York, 1989.

Bergamini, David, Japan’s Imperial Conspiracy. London, 1971.

Bix, Herbert P., Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan. New York, 2000.

Blacker, Carmen, The Japanese Enlightenment: A Study of the Writing of Fukuzawa Yukichi. London, 1964.

Cambridge History of Japan, The, Vol. 4 ed. John Whitney Hall. Cambridge, 1991.

Cambridge History of Japan, The, Vol. 5 ed. Marius B. Jansen. Cambridge, 1989.

Cambridge History of Japan, The, Vol. 6 ed. Peter Duus. Cambridge, 1988.

Craig, William, The Fall of Japan. New York, 1967.

Cullen, L. M., A History of Japan, 1582-1941. Cambridge, 2003.

Dower, John W., Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II. New York, 1999.

Dumoulin, Heinrich, Zen Buddhism: A History, Volume 2: Japan tr. James W. Heisig and Paul Knitter. New York, 1990.

Duus, Peter, Party Rivalry and Political Change in Taisho Japan. Cambridge, 1968.

Early Modern Japanese Literature: An Anthology, 1600-1900 ed. Haruo Shirane. New York, 2002.

Erens, Patricia, Akira Kurosawa: a guide to references and resources. Boston, 1979.

Fukuzawa Yukichi, An Outline of a Theory of Civilization tr. David A. Dilworth and G. Cameron Hurst. Tokyo, 1973.

Fukuzawa Yukichi on Education tr. Eiichi Kiyooka. Tokyo, 1985.

Fukuzawa, The Autobiography of Yukichi tr. Eeichi Kiyooka. New York, 2007.

Fukuzawa, The Speeches of tr. Wayne H. Oxford. Tokyo, 1973.

Great Thinkers of the Eastern World ed. Ian P. McGreal. New York, 1995.

Hall, John Whitney, Japan from Prehistory to Modern Times. New York, 1970.

Hane, Mikiso, Modern Japan: A Historical Survey. Boulder, 2001.

Harries, Meirion and Susie, Sheathing the Sword: The Demilitarisation of Japan. London, 1987.

Harries, Meirion and Susie, Soldiers of the Sun: The Rise and Fall of the Imperial Japanese Army. New York, 1991.

Hirano, Kyoko, Mr. Smith Goes to Tokyo: Japanese Cinema under the American Occupation, 1945-1952. Washington, 1992.

History of Japanese Religion, A ed. Kazuo Kasahara tr. Paul McCarthy and Gaynor Sekimori. Tokyo, 2001.

Imperial Japan 1800-1945 ed. Jon Livingston et al. New York, 1973.

Jansen, Marius B., The Making of Modern Japan. Cambridge, 2000.

Japanese Literature in the Meiji Era ed. Okazaki Yoshie and tr. V. H. Viglielmo. Tokyo, 1955.

Kajima Morinosuke, The Emergence of Japan as a World Power. Rutland, 1968.

Keene, Donald, Dawn to the West: Japanese Literature of the Modern Era: Fiction. New York, 1998.

Keene, Donald, Dawn to the West: Japanese Literature of the Modern Era: Poetry, Drama, Criticism. New York, 1999.

Keene, Donald, Emperor of Japan: Meiji and His World, 1852-1912. New York, 2002.

Keene, Donald, World Within Walls: Japanese Literature of the Pre-modern Era 1600-1867. New York, 1976.

Kerr, George H., Okinawa: The History of an Island People. Rutland, 1958.

Lee, Sherman E., A History of Far Eastern Art. Englewood Cliffs, no date.

Lu, David J., Japan: A Documentary History. New York, 1997.

Making of Modern Japan, The: A Reader ed. Tim Megary. Dartford, 1996.

Matsuda, Takeshi, Soft Power and Its Perils: U.S. Cultural Policy in Early Postwar Japan and Permanent Dependency. Washington, 2007.

Matsusaka, Yoshihisa Tak, The Making of Japanese Manchuria, 1904-1932. Cambridge, 2001.

Meiji Japan: Political, economic, and social history 1868-1912 ed. Peter Kornicki, Volumes 1-4. London, 1998.

Mishima, Yukio, The Way of the Samurai tr. Kathryn Sparling. New York, 1977.

Modern Japanese Writers ed. Jay Rubin. New York, 2001.

Montgomery, Michael, Imperialist Japan: The Yen to Dominate. London, 1987.

Oxford Book of Japanese Short Stories, The ed. Theodore W. Goossen. Oxford, 1997.

Peasant Uprisings in Japan: A Critical Anthology of Peasant Histories tr. Anne Walthall. 1991.

Penguin Book of Japanese Verse, The tr. Geoffrey Bownas and Anthony Thwaite. Middlesex, 1964.

Personality in Japanese History ed. Albert M. Craig and Donald H. Shively. Berkeley, 1970.

Perspectives on Akira Kurosawa ed. James Goodwin. New York, 1994.

Record of American Diplomacy, The ed. Ruhl J. Bartlett. New York, 1947.

Reischauer, Edwin O. and John K. Fairbank, East Asia: The Great Tradition. Boston, 1958.

Richie, Donald, Films of Akira Kurosawa. Berkeley, 1984.

Richie, Donald, A Hundred Years of Japanese Film. Tokyo, 2005.

Sansom, George, A History of Japan 1615-1867. Tokyo, 1963.

Sandom, G. B., The Western World and Japan. New York, 1949.

Sheldon, Walt, The Honorable Conquerors: The Occupation of Japan 1945-1952. New York, 1965.

Shigemitsu Mamoru, Japan and Her Destiny: My Struggle for Peace. New York, 1958.

Showa Japan: Political, economic and social history 1926-1989, Vol. 1, 1926-1941 ed. Stephen S. Large. London, 1998.

Showa Japan: Political, economic and social history 1926-1989, Vol. 2, 1941-1952 ed. Stephen S. Large. London, 1998.

Smith, Bradley, Japan: A History in Art. New York, 1964.

Sources of Japanese Tradition, 2 volumes ed. Ryusaku Tsunoda et al. New York, 1958.

Sugawara and the Secrets of Calligraphy tr. Stanleigh H. Jones, Jr. New York, 1985.

Suzuki, D. T., Manual of Zen Buddhism. London, 1974.

Suzuki, Daisetz T., Zen and Japanese Culture. New York, 1959.

Tanaka, Yuki, Hidden Horrors: Japanese War Crimes in World War II. Boulder, 1996.

Tokekoshi, Yosoburo, The Economic Aspects of the History of the Civilization of Japan, Volume 3. London, 1930.

Toland, John, The Rising Sun: The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire 1936-1945. New York, 1970.

Tyler, Sydney, The Japan-Russia War. Harrisburg, 1905.

Wiley, Peter Booth with Korogi Ichiro, Yankees in the Land of the Gods: Commodore Perry and the Opening of Japan. New York, 1990.

Wind in the Pines: Classical Writings of the Way of Tea as a Buddhist Path ed. Dennis Hirota. Fremont, 1995.

Yoshida Shigeru, Yoshida Shigeru: Last Meiji Man. Lanham, 2007.

Yoshimoto, Mitsuhiro, Kurosawa: Film Studies and Japanese Cinema. Duke University, 2000.


Agoncillo, Teodoro A. and Milagros C. Guerrero, History of the Filipino People. Quezon City, 1977.

Blount, James H., The American Occupation of the Philippines 1898-1912. New York, 1913.

Coates, Austin, Rizal: Philippine Nationalist and Martyr. London, 1968.

Constantino, Renato, A History of the Philippines: From the Spanish Colonization to the Second World War. New York, 1975.

Craig, Austin, The Filipinos’ Fight for Freedom. New York, 1933.

Cullinane, Michael, Ilustrado Politics: Filipino Elite Response to American Rule, 1898-1908. Manila, 2003.

Friend, Theodore, Between Two Empires: The Ordeal of the Philippines 1929-1946. New Haven, 1965.

Hurley, Vic, Swish of the Kris: The Story of the Moros. San Diego, 1936.

Ignacio, Abe et al, The Forbidden Book: The Philippine-American War in Political Cartoons. San Francisco, 2004.

Ileto, Reynaldo C., Filipinos and their Revolution. Manila, 1998.

Ileto, Reynaldo Clemeña, Pasyon and Revolution: Popular Movements in the Philippines, 1840-1910. Manila, 1979.

Karnow, Stanley, In Our Image: America’s Empire in the Philippines. New York, 1989.

Kerkvliet, Benedict, The Huk Rebellion: A Study of Peasant Revolt in the Philippines. Berkeley. 1977.

Mahajani, Usha, Philippine Nationalism: External Challenge and Filipino Response, 1565-1946. St. Lucia, 1971.

Making of the Filipino Nation and Republic, The ed. Jose V. Abueva. Quezon City, 1998.

Miller, Stuart Creighton, “Benevolent Assimilation” The American Conquest of the Philippines, 1899-1903. New Haven, 1982.

Mixed Blessing: The Impact of the American Colonial Experience on Politics and Society in the Philippines ed. Hazel M. McFerson. Westport, 2002.

Mojares, Resil B., Brains of the Nation: Pedro Paterno, T.H. Pardo de Tavera, Isabelo de los Reyes and the Production of Modern Knowledge. Manila, 2006.

Molina, Antonio M., The Philippines Through the Centuries, Volume 1. Manila, 1960.

Morga, Antonio de, History of the Philippines, 2 volumes. Cleveland, 1907.

Philippine Literature: A History & Anthology ed. Bienvenido Lumbera and Cynthia Nogales Lumbera. Pasig City, 1997.

Pomeroy, William J., The Philippines: Colonialism, Collaboration, and Resistance! New York, 1992.

Quirino, Carlos, Quezon: Paladia of Philippine Freedom. Manila, 1971.

Rizal, Jose, Noli Me Tangere (Touch Me Not) tr. Harold Augenbraum. New York, 2006.

Rizal, Jose, The Reign of Greed (El Filibusterismo) tr. Charles E. Derbyshire. Manila, 1956.

Smith, Robert Aura, Philippine Freedom 1946-1958. New York, 1958.

Stanley, Peter W., A Nation in the Making: The Philippines and the United States, 1899-1921. Cambridge, 1974.

Taylor, John R. M., The Philippine Insurrection Against the United States, Vol. 1. Pasay City, 1971.

Twain’s Weapons of Satire, Mark: Anti-Imperialist Writings on the Philippine-American War ed. Jim Zwick. Syracuse, 1992.

Zuñiga, Joaquin Martinez de, An Historical View of the Philippine Islands tr. John Maver. Manila, 1966.

Pacific Islands

Alexander, Caroline, The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty. New York, 2003.

Allen, Helena G., The Betrayal of Liliuokalani: Last Queen of Hawaii 1838-1917. Glendale, 1982.

Andrade, Ernest Jr., Unconquerable Rebel: Robert W. Wilcox and Hawaiian Politics, 1880-1903. Niwot, 1996.

Bailey, Paul, Those Kings and Queens of Old Hawaii. Tucson, 1975.

Bennett, Judith A., Wealth of the Solomons: A history of a Pacific archipelago, 1800-1978. Honolulu, 1987.

Brookes, Jean Ingram, International Rivalry in the Pacific Islands 1800-1875. Berkeley, 1941.

Coffman, Tom, The Island Edge of America: A Political History of Hawai‘i. Honolulu, 2003.

Daws, Gavan, Shoal of Time: A History of the Hawaiian Islands. Honolulu, 1968.

Dodd, Edward, The Rape of Tahiti. New York, 1983.

Field, Michael J., Mau: Samoa’s Struggle against New Zealand Oppression. Wellington, 1984.

Fischer, Steven Roger, A History of the Pacific Islands. London, 2002.

Fornander, Abraham, Ancient History of the Hawaiian People to the Times of Kamehameha I. Honolulu, 1996.

Friendly Islands: A History of Tonga ed. Noel Rutherford. Melbourne, 1977.

Gilson, R. P., Samoa 1830 to 1900. Melbourne, 1970.

Grattan, C. Hartley, The Southwest Pacific Since 1900. Ann Arbor, 1963.

Grattan, C. Hartley, The Southwest Pacific to 1900. Ann Arbor, 1963.

Hezel, Francis X., Strangers in Their Own Land: A Century of  Colonial Rule in the Caroline and Marshall Islands. Honolulu, 1995.

Howarth, David, Tahiti: A Paradise Lost. London, 1983.

Kalakaua, David, The Legends and Myths of Hawaii. Honolulu, 1990.

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Qing Decline 1799-1875
Qing Dynasty Fall 1875-1912
Republican China in Turmoil 1912-1926
Nationalist-Communist Civil War 1927-1937
China at War 1937-1949
Korea 1800-1949
Japan's Modernization 1800-1894
Imperial Japan 1894-1937
Japan's War and Defeat 1937-1949
Philippines to 1949
Pacific Islands to 1949
Summary and Evaluation


World Chronological Index
Chronology of Asia & Africa to 1800
Chronology of Asia & Africa 1800-1950
Chronology of East Asia to 1950

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