Ompare and contrast the ways in which China, korea and japan reacted to modernity

Suggested readings:
The scramble for china (bickers, R., 2012)
From the ruins of empire (Mishra, P., 2012)
A history of korea (hwang, k.m., 2010)
A bitter revolution: chinas struggle with the modern world (Mitter, R 2004)
The penguin history of modern china: the fall and rise of a great power 1850-2008 ( Fenby, J.2008)
The cambridge history of japan, vol 5, the 19th century, and vol 6, the 20th century (Peattie, M.)