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East Asia : A Cultural, Social, and Political History - 06 edition

East Asia : A Cultural, Social, and Political History (ISBN10: 0618133844; ISBN13: 9780618133840)
ISBN13: 978-0618133840
ISBN10: 0618133844

Summary: Designed for the East Asian history course, these texts feature the latest scholarship on the region and offers a range of cultural, political, economic, and intellectual history. Coverage is balanced among East Asian regions, with approximately 20 percent of the complete volume focused on Korea, an area that has become increasingly important in East Asian courses and in world politics.

Special attention is devoted to coverage of gender and material culture
--themes that are reinforced through the text's pedagogical features. Color inserts illustrate the rich artistic heritage of East Asia and bolster the coverage of material culture.
  • Patricia Buckley Ebrey brings her scholarship and expertise to the China volume, while Anne Walthall lends her scholarship and expertise to the Japan volume.
  • Connections sections appear throughout the text and provide an international context for the history of East Asia. Some of the topics covered include Buddhism, the Mongols, Imperialism, and World War II.
  • Each chapter includes primary source features that document, among other topics, culture or the arts.
  • Biographical sketches highlight the lives of major figures in East Asian history.
...show more
Summary: Designed for the East Asian history course, these texts feature the latest scholarship on the region and offers a range of cultural, political, economic, and intellectual history. Coverage is balanced among East Asian regions, with approximately 20 percent of the complete volume focused on Korea, an area that has become increasingly important in East Asian courses and in world politics.

Special attention is devoted to coverage of gender and material culture--themes that are reinforced through the text's pedagogical features. Color inserts illustrate the rich artistic heritage of East Asia and bolster the coverage of material culture.
  • Patricia Buckley Ebrey brings her scholarship and expertise to the China volume, while Anne Walthall lends her scholarship and expertise to the Japan volume.
  • Connections sections appear throughout the text and provide an international context for the history of East Asia. Some of the topics covered include Buddhism, the Mongols, Imperialism, and World War II.
  • Each chapter includes primary source features that document, among other topics, culture or the arts.
  • Biographical sketches highlight the lives of major figures in East Asian history.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 06
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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Year Published: 2006
International: No

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