Geopolitik Ep.4: East Asia

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“East Asia’s very peaceful system of tributary states was bred from pretty large conflicts” (Wikimedia Commons)

 

Correspondents Luke Phillips, Kenneth Lee, Jack Crash Anderson and Associate Editor Alexis Dale-Huang discuss the history of East Asia, from the fertile Chinese basin to the Mongol Steppes to the Korean peninsula. Listen to our heroes overcome polito-technical snafus (likely a foreign cyber intervention), and talk Chinese pre-modern hegemony, the “century of humiliation”, Japan’s Meiji restoration, today’s Chinese dream and the modern Asian order.

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