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Provides a comprehensive history of East Asia, incorporating the most recent scholarship. China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. Readers interested in learning about the history and development of East Asia.

Table of Contents

East Asia: common ground and regional differences — Prehistory, beginnings in China, and the Shang Dynasty — The Zhou--its decline, and the age of the philosophers — Qin and Han: the making of empire — Buddhism, barbarians, and the Tang Dynasty — Achievement and disaster: the Song and Yuan Dynasties, 960-1355 — New imperial splendor in China: the Ming Dynasty — The Qing in prosperity and decline — Premodern Vietnam and Korea — Beginnings in Japan: patterns and origins — Warriors, monks, and conflict: medieval Japan — The West arrives in Asia — Tokugawa Japan — Humiliation and response in Nineteenth Century China — Japan's response to new challenges — Imperialsim in Korea, Vietnam, and Southeast Asia — China in tatters, 1896-1925 — China and Japan: the road to war — The second World War in Asia — China since 1945 — Japan since 1945 — Korea, mainland Southeast Asia, and the United States in East Asia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321078018
Subtitle:
A New History
Author:
Murphey, Rhoads
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Location:
New York
Subject:
History
Subject:
Asia - General
Subject:
East asia
Subject:
Asia, southeastern
Subject:
General History
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20090727
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
9.82x7.84x.69 in. 1.82 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Asia » General
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