Donate Button


Asia-Pacific Journal Subscription Drive December 2020

Ours is a reader-supported journal. We invite your support at a time when the Asia-Pacific and our world are being turned upside down by the combination of US-China conflict in the era of the Coronavirus pandemic and economic, political, climate and nuclear crisis. 


If you value the Journal, please go to the Subscription page and contribute. For US tax payers, donations are tax-deductible.

Articles by Nianshen Song

« Back to list

Nianshen Song ( is a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the History Department, Vassar College. This article is based on a paper he presented at the conference “Developing Asia Pacific's Last Frontier: Fostering International Cooperation in the Development of Russia's Siberia and Far East,” held in Vladivostok, Russia, in 2015.