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      The impact of Confucianism on interpersonal relationships and communication patterns in east Asia 

      Yum, June Ock (Communication Monographs, 1988)

      It is argued that East Asian communication patterns differ from those of North America because of the Eastern emphasis on social relationships as opposed to the North American emphasis on individualism. This East Asian preoccupation with social relationships stems from the doctrines of Confucianism, which considers proper human relationships to be the basis of society. The cardinal principle of Confucianism is humanism, which is understood as a warm human feeling between people and strongly emphasizes reciprocity. As a philosophy of humanism and ...
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      Eyewitness: VIETNAM WAR 

      Stuart Murray (DK Publishing, Inc.)

      The Vietnam War remains one of the most heroic and heartbreaking events in history. This definitive guide charts the unforgettable story of the world's first televised war. Hundreds of insightful images and a compelling narrative combine to chronicle this catastrophic conflict.?? From 1955, the communist government of North Vietnam waged war against South Vietnam and its main ally, the USA. Over the course of two decades of hostility and warfare, the number of casualties reached an incomprehensible three million people. Detailed descriptions of ...
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      Monarchy and modern politics in Southeast Asia 

      Michael Vatikiotis (Brooking Institution, 2015)
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      Human Rights and Asian Values 

      Amartya Sen (Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs, 1997)
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      The Asian Values Debate Returns 

      Sheng, Andrew (Project Syndicate, 2018)
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      “No Nation Can Go Forward When It Is Crippled by Disease”: Philippine Science and the Cold War, 1946–65 

      Neelakantan, Vivek (Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, 2021)

      This article outlines a notion of postcolonial Philippine science. First, it touches on the links between science, medicine, the Cold War, and nation building. Second, it examines the niche occupied by applied sciences, particularly nutrition, agriculture, and medicine, in nation building. Between 1946 and 1965, Philippine presidents understood science functionally, in terms of harnessing the country’s natural resources for economic development; and strategically, in terms of the Philippines being a regional leader of the free world in Southeast ...
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      PRISM 

      William H. Overholt (the Institute for National Strategic Studies at the National Defense University, 2021)

      The global COVID-19 pandemic of 2020-2021 has catalyzed a re-examination of what national security consists of, and what responsibilities the world’s armed forces must or should assume to meet such non-military challenges. Yet the competition between the United States and its adversaries has intensified, requiring that the national security enterprise retain traditional capabilities while keeping up with the fierce pace of technological innovation. PRISM V.9,N.2 authors address the emerging challenges armed forces must meet, offer perspectives ...
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      The Asian Value Debates - 30 years on 

      Bilahari Kausikan (The Straits Times, 2021)