Asian Nationalism brings together internationally renowned experts in the field analysing current theories of nationalism. Featuring detailed chapter case studies on China, Japan, Taiwan, India, Indonesia and the Philippines - this book provides a good balance of theoretical and empirical material.
1. Theories of Nationalism. Alternative Models of Nation-Formation Professor Anthony Smith 2. The Changing Faces of Chinese Nationalism. Aspects of Statehood Professor Michael Yahuda 3. Sources of Ethnic Nationalist Tensions in Mainland China Dr Soloman Karmel 4. Post-Nationalist Taiwan Dr Christopher Hughes 5. Nationalism in Japan Professor Ian Nish 6. Communalism, Secularism and Indian National Democracy Professor Lord Desai 7. Peregrinations of Pakistani Nationalism Dr Athar Hussain 8. The Changing Temper of Indonesian Nationalism Professor Michael Leifer 9. Social Capital and the Imagined Community: Democracy and Nationalism in the Philippines 10. Conclusion: Reflections on Asian Nationalism Professor James Mayall