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    DescriptionDespite the enduring importance of the U.S.-Japan security alliance, the broader relationship between the two countries is today beset by sobering new difficulties. In this comprehensive comparative analysis of the transpacific alliance and its political, economic, and social foundations, Kent Calder, a leading Japan specialist, asserts that bilateral relations between the two countries are dangerously eroding as both seek broader options in a globally oriented world.Calder documents the quiet erosion of America's multidimensional ties with Japan as China rises, generations change, and new forces arise in both American and Japanese politics. He then assesses consequences for a twenty-first-century military alliance with formidable coordination requirements, explores alternative foreign paradigms for dealing with the United States, adopted by Britain, Germany, and China, and offers prescriptions for restoring U.S.-Japan relations to vitality once again.


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    Title
    Pacific Alliance
    Subtitle
    Reviving U.S.-Japan Relations
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Kent E. Calder
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 576 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780300146721
    ISBN 10: 0300146728
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17430
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    BIC E4L: POL
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.4
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FPJ
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43
    BIC subject category V2: JPS
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Libri: I-PL
    Ingram Subject Code: PL
    B&T General Subject: 650
    Ingram Theme: CULT/JAPANS, CHRN/21CNTY
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: POL011000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037080, POL011020
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 355/.03109730952, 355.03109730
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: HF1456.5.J3 C35 2009
    DC22: 355.03109730952
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036070
    Thema V1.0: JPS
    Illustrations note
    26 black-&-white illustrations
    Publisher
    Yale University Press
    Imprint name
    Yale University Press
    Publication date
    19 May 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New Haven
    Author Information
    Kent E. Calder is director of the Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies at SAIS, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C. He has served as special advisor to the U.S. Ambassador to Japan and Japan Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). He has also taught and initiated U.S.-Japan research programmes at Princeton and Harvard Universities.
    Review quote
    "A volume that will appeal to beginners and to specialists, to practitioners and to scholars of international politics and security relations. . . . Interesting and thought-provoking . . . make[s] important contributions."--Andrew L./i> "" "" --Andrew L. Oros "Pacific Affairs "