Using a comparative, interdisciplinary approach, Nationalism in Asia analyzes currents of nationalism in five contemporary Asian societies: China, India, Indonesia, Japan, and South Korea.
-Explores the ways in which nationalism is expressed, embraced, challenged, and resisted in contemporary China, India, Indonesia, Japan, and South Korea using a comparative, interdisciplinary approach
-Provides an important trans-national and trans-regional analysis by looking at five countries that span Northeast, Southeast, and South Asia
-Features comparative analysis of identity politics, democracy, economic policy, nation branding, sports, shared trauma, memory and culture wars, territorial disputes, national security and minorities
-Offers an accessible, thematic narrative written for non-specialists, including a detailed and up-to-date bibliography
-Gives readers an in-depth understanding of the ramifications of nationalism in these countries for the future of Asia