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Pacific Basin Institute

Overview
Works: 45 works in 239 publications in 1 language and 2,975 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Other, pub
Classifications: DS518.1, 950
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Most widely held works by Pacific Basin Institute
The journal of American-East Asian relations( )

in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Pacific century : the emergence of modern Pacific Asia by Mark Borthwick( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Poised to enter the twenty-first century, the Asia-Pacific region is rapidly emerging as a global economic and political powerhouse. Looking at both Southeast and East Asia, this illustrated volume stresses broad, cross-cutting themes of regional history, with an emphasis on the interactions between cultures and nations. New areas receiving attention in this edition include the Japanese economic slowdown, Japan's attempts at political reform, China's current economic dilemmas and environmental crisis, the sustainability of East Asian economic growth, the North Korean crisis, and Asia-Pacific regionalism and global interactions. The book also provides chronological updates for Cambodia, Vietnam, and Indonesia, and concludes with an examination of the key domestic and international issues facing the nations of Pacific Asia." "The companion text to the PBS telecourse series, The Pacific Century, which first aired in the fall of 1992, the book also stands alone as an interdisciplinary introduction to Asia and the Pacific."--BOOK JACKET
The Two coasts of China( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the clash of Western and Chinese cultures as China's ports were transformed into trading centers and technological advances displaced traditional ways of working and living. As a result of China's slowness to change, her power and influence over the Pacific theater quickly diminished, and Japan stepped into the forefront. Stories of the Mongol Invasions, Opium Wars and the Boxer Rebellion are recreated using original production footage shot in Mongolia, China, Japan and Southeast Asia
Big business and the ghost of Confucius( Visual )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the economic success stories of Taiwan, South Korea and Singapore. Examines how these newly industrialized countries moved to the forefront of the world economy so rapidly. Examines the role played by America and Confucian beliefs in shaping the successful formula for East Asian capitalism and grapples with the question of the role of government in economic growth. Presents profiles and interviews of politicians and business leaders like former Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, and the chairman of South Korea's Hyundai Corp
From the barrel of a gun( Visual )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the revolution began by Asia's political leaders following WW II. Shows how the Pacific war, the cultural revolution in China and the Vietnam War stem from the roots of nationalism. The end of colonial dominance and the subsequent rise of nationalism and communism are told through the lives of Ho Chi Minh, The Vietnamese revolutionary, and Sukarno, the founding father of Indonesia
Inside Japan, Inc( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the economic miracle of post-war Japan and the increasing tensions between Japan and the United States because of Japan's resolve to control its own economic destiny. Part six of a ten part series
Writers & revolutionaries( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of Lu Xun, China's greatest modern writer, and Kita Ikki, the famous Japanese philosopher, are highlighted. Both revolutionaries explored the traditional strengths and weaknesses of their societies, with Lu Xun writing scathing satires aimed at China's ineffective leadership. Kita Ikki, on the other hand, watched with alarm as his radical teachings were distorted by right wing extremists and used to design a monstrous blueprint for a Japanese world empire. Details how China became vulnerable to the threat of the encroaching Japanese
Meiji : Asia's response to the west( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the clash of Western and Chinese cultures as China's ports were transformed into trading centers and technological advances displaced traditional ways of working and living. As a result of China's slowness to change, her power and influence over the Pacific theater quickly diminished, and Japan stepped into the forefront. Stories of the Mongol Invasions, Opium Wars and the Boxer Rebellion are recreated using original production footage shot in Mongolia, China, Japan and Southeast Asia
Manufacturing miracles : a Japanese firm reinvents itself( Visual )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how Mazda formalized labor-management consultation throughout the firm and invested heavily in comprehensive training, eventually transforming itself into an integrated "neural network," continually responsive to a rapidly changing global economy
People and productivity : we learn from the Japanese by Jill Singer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines some of the key ideas from the Japanese business philosophy and how these attitudes help to improve productivity and employee relations
Collision Course( Visual )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Récit de l'expérience de gestion participative vécue depuis 1983 par les employés du transporteur aérien américain Eastern Airlines
The Pacific century( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the economic miracle of post-war Japan and the increasing tensions between Japan and the United States because of Japan's resolve to control its own economic destiny
 
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Pacific century : the emergence of modern Pacific Asia
Alternative Names
Pacific Basin Institute at Pomona College

PBI

PBI (Pacific Basin Institute)

Pomona College

Pomona College Claremont, Calif. Pacific Basin institute

Pomona College Pacific Basin Institute

Languages
English (94)

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