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East Asia : New History

East Asia : New History - 4th edition

East Asia : New History - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780321421418

ISBN10: 0321421418

East Asia : New History by Rhoads Murphey - ISBN 9780321421418
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
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East Asia : New History by Rhoads Murphey - ISBN 9780321421418

ISBN13: 9780321421418

ISBN10: 0321421418

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 07

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Summary

This accessible text provides a comprehensive history of China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, and parts of Southeast Asia and includes coverage of everyday life, the environment, and women-topics often neglected in other texts.

Table of Contents

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 the Empire
Buddhism, Barbarians, and the Tang Dynasty
Achievement and Disaster: The Song and Yuan Dysnasties, 960-1355
New Imperial Splendor in China: The Ming Dynasty
The Qing in Prosperity and Decline
Early Korea: Another Version of the Chinese Pattern
Premodern Vietnam
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 Remakes Itself
Imperialism in Korea, Vietnam, and Southeast Asia
China in Taters, 1896-1925
China and Japan: The Road to War
The Second World War in Asia
China Since 1945
Japan Since 1945
Korea and Mainland Southeast Asia