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Author Tanaka, Akihiko, 1954-

Title The new Middle Ages : the world system in the 21st century / Tanaka Akihiko ; translated by Jean Connell Hoff.

Published Tokyo : International House of Japan, 2002.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  304 TANA    AVAILABLE
Uniform title Atarashii "chūsei". English
Edition 1st English ed.
Physical description xx, 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series LTCB international library selection ; no. 12.
LTCB international library selection ; no. 12.
Notes At head of title: LTCB International Library Trust/International House of Japan.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-250) and index.
Contents What was the Cold War? -- The Cold War as a bipolar confrontation between the US and the USSR -- The Cold War as a clash of ideologies -- The Post-Cold War world -- The final stages of the Cold War -- The significance of the end of the Cold War -- The American hegemony -- Hegemon and superpower -- The functions of hegemony -- The basis for hegemony -- What did the American hegemony achieve? -- After hegemony -- The decline of the American hegemony -- The impact of hegemonic decline -- The theory of hegemonic decline -- An increasingly interdependent world -- Indicators of interdependence -- Interstate interdependence -- The institutionalization of interdependence -- Theories of interdependence -- Regulating interdependence -- A "new medievalism"? -- The distinctive features of the European Middle Ages -- The modern world system -- The three spheres -- What are the three spheres? -- Interaction among the three spheres -- Asia and the Pacific -- Three sets of problems -- What should Japan do? -- Japan's role.
Language notes English.
Other author Kokusai Bunka Kaikan (Tokyo, Japan)
Subject World politics -- 1989-
International relations.
International economic relations.