Pre-Modern East Asia: A Cultural, Social, and Political History, Volume I: To 1800 / Edition 2by Patricia Buckley Ebrey, Anne Walthall, James Palais
Designed for the East Asian history course, this text features the latest scholarship on the region's cultural, political, economic, and intellectual history. Coverage is balanced among East Asian countries, with approximately 20 percent of the text focused on Korea, an area that has become increasingly important in world politics. Special attention is devoted to… See more details below
Designed for the East Asian history course, this text features the latest scholarship on the region's cultural, political, economic, and intellectual history. Coverage is balanced among East Asian countries, with approximately 20 percent of the text focused on Korea, an area that has become increasingly important in world politics. Special attention is devoted to gender and material culture, and themes are reinforced through the text's pedagogical features. Full color inserts on topics such as food, clothing, and art objects illustrate the rich artistic heritage of East Asia and bolster the coverage of material culture. Features include a range of primary source documents on topics such as women's independence and students-turned-soldiers, and biographical sketches throughout the text highlight the lives of popular figures and ordinary people. "Connections" features provide an international context for the history of East Asia, including topics such the origin and spread of Buddhism and a global perspective of World War II. Available in the following split options: EAST ASIA: A CULTURAL, SOCIAL, AND POLITICAL HISTORY (Chapters 1-30), ISBN: 0547005342; PRE-MODERN EAST ASIA: To 1800 (Chapters 1-17), ISBN: 0547005393; MODERN EAST ASIA: From 1600 (Chapters 16-30), ISBN: 0547005369.
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Table of Contents
Part One: THE FOUNDATIONS OF EAST ASIAN CIVILIZATION IN CHINA . Chapter 1. China in the Bronze Age: The Shang and Western Zhou Dynasties (ca. 1500-771 B.C.E.). Chapter 2. Philosophers and Warring States During the Eastern Zhou Period (770-256 B.C.E.). Chapter 3. The Founding of the Bureaucratic Empire: Qin-Han China (256 B.C.E.-200 C.E.). Chapter 4. Political Division in China and the Spread of Buddhism (200-580). Chapter 5. The Cosmopolitan Empires of Sui and Tang China (581-960). Part Two: THE EMERGENCE OF EAST ASIAN CIVILIZATION. Chapter 6. Early Korea to 935. Chapter 7. Early State and Society in Japan (to 794). Chapter 8. China Among Equals: Song, Liao, Xia, and Jin. Chapter 9. Heian Japan (794-ca. 1180). Chapter 10. Koryo Korea (935-1392). Chapter 11. Kamakura Japan (1180-1333). Chapter 12. China Under Mongol Rule (1215-1368). Part Three: Meeting New Challenges (1300-1800). Chapter 13. Japan's Middle Ages (1330-1600). Chapter 14. The Ming Empire in China (1368-1644). Chapter 15. Choson Korea (1392-1800). Chapter 16. The Creation of the Manchu Empire (1600-1800). Chapter 17. Edo Japan (1603-1800).
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