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The Pacific Rim and the Western world

The Pacific Rim and the Western world

strategic, economic, and cultural perspectives

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder .
Written in English

    Places:
  • East Asia,
  • Pacific Area
    • Subjects:
    • East Asia -- Politics and government.,
    • East Asia -- Economic conditions.,
    • Pacific Area -- Politics and government.,
    • Pacific Area -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      Statementedited by Philip West, Frans A.M. Alting von Geusau.
      SeriesWestview special studies on East Asia
      ContributionsWest, Philip, 1938-, Alting von Geusau, Frans Alphons Maria, 1933-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS518.1 .P274 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 330 p. :
      Number of Pages330
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2730522M
      ISBN 100813373387
      LC Control Number86024586

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      With Pacific Rim: Uprising storming into theaters, now is the perfect time to rewatch Guillermo del Toro’s film, Pacific Rim.A film with the classic arthouse premise of giant robots fighting giant aliens, Pacific Rim may not be the most thematically profound, but it has a gigantic heart. And it was directed by Guillermo del Toro, a man known for injecting his personality into every inch Author: Eric Mcadams. Japan and the Pacific Rim summary. Japan and the Pacific Rim summary. The following texts are the property of their respective authors and we thank them for giving us the opportunity to share for free to students, teachers and users of the Web their texts will used only for illustrative educational and scientific purposes only.


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