John Keane is Professor of Politics at the University of Sydney and the WZB (Berlin). He was nominated for the 2021 Balzan and Holberg prizes, for outstanding global contributions to the human sciences. His latest book is The Shortest History of Democracy (Black Inc, 2022).
Why liberalism has few friends in Asia
The damage inflicted on the region by European imperialism was not forgotten – a backlash that continues to the present.