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This work presents a comprehensive account of civilizations that had credit banking, mass production industries and whole libraries of printed books, while Europe was still in the Dark Ages. Colin Mason covers the history of the whole of Asia, from India to Japan, with particular emphasis on the pre-colonial period. He also takes a critical look at imperialism and identifies Asian traditions which continue to profoundly influence the modern states. The chapters on recent history are enlivened by the personal experience of the author, who has lived and worked in almost all of them. This should be of interest to is the student, businessman and traveller who seek to understand the Asian nations that now make up more than half of the human race.

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This text covers the whole scope of Asian history in a single volume. It requires no prior knowledge of Asian history and seeks to be clear and readible. It particularly identifies inter-relationships between the developing Western and Asian societies.

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ISBN:
9780333792001
Author:
MASON, COLIN
Publisher:
Libri
Location:
N
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20000512
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
216 x 137 in.

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"Synopsis" by , This text covers the whole scope of Asian history in a single volume. It requires no prior knowledge of Asian history and seeks to be clear and readible. It particularly identifies inter-relationships between the developing Western and Asian societies.
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