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Historical Atlas of Northeast Asia, 1590-2010: Korea, Manchuria, Mongolia, Eastern Siberia

Li Narangoa and Robert Cribb

Abstract

Four hundred years ago, indigenous peoples occupied the vast region that today encompasses Korea, Manchuria, the Mongolian Plateau, and Eastern Siberia. Over time, these populations struggled to maintain autonomy as Russia, China, and Japan sought hegemony over the region. Especially from the turn of the twentieth century onward, indigenous peoples pursued self-determination in a number of ways, and new states, many of them now largely forgotten, rose and fell as great power imperialism, indigenous nationalism, and modern ideologies competed for dominance. This book tracks the political config ... More

Keywords: self-determination, imperialism, indigenous nationalism, Korea, Manchuria, Mongolian Plateau, Eastern Siberia

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780231160704
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231160704.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Li Narangoa, author
Australian National University

Robert Cribb, author