A Brief History of Chinese and Japanese Civilizations / Edition 3
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A Brief History of Chinese and Japanese Civilizations / Edition 3

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by Conrad Schirokauer, Suzanne Gay, David Lurie, Miranda Brown
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0534643078

ISBN-13: 9780534643072

Pub. Date: 07/08/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Schirokauer (Columbia U.) has now combined efforts with three other East Asia specialists—Brown (U. of Michigan), Lurie (Columbia U.), and Gay (Oberlin College)—to produce the revised, third edition of this full-color survey textbook. The authors offer students an introduction to the economic and political history of China and Japan, as well as the social

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Schirokauer (Columbia U.) has now combined efforts with three other East Asia specialists—Brown (U. of Michigan), Lurie (Columbia U.), and Gay (Oberlin College)—to produce the revised, third edition of this full-color survey textbook. The authors offer students an introduction to the economic and political history of China and Japan, as well as the social structure, philosophy, religion, art, and literature. Specific revisions in content from the second to third edition are not stated. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534643072
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/08/2005
Pages:
712
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: THE CLASSICAL CIVILIZATION OF CHINA. 1. "China" in Antiquity. 2. Turbulent Times and Classical Thought. 3. The Early Imperial Period. PART II: CHINA AND JAPAN IN A BUDDHIST AGE. 4. China during the Period of Disunity. 5. The Cosmopolitan Civilization of the Sui and Tang: 584-907. 6. Early Japan to 794. 7. Heian Japan. PART III: A NEW AND CRUCIAL PHASE. 8. China during the Song: 960-1279. 9. The Mongol Empire and the Yuan Dynasty. 10. The Ming Dynasty: 1368-1644. 11. The Kamakura Period in Japan. 12. Muromachi Japan. 13. East Asia and Modern Europe: First Encounters. PART IV: LAST DYNASTIES 14. Tokugawa: Background, Establishment, and Middle Years. 15. The Qing Dynasty. Part V: China and Japan in the Modern World. 16. China: The Troubled Nineteenth Century. 17. Japan: Endings and Beginnings: From Tokugawa to Meiji, 1787-1873. 18. The Emergence of Modern Japan: 1874-1894. 19. China: Endings and Beginnings, 1894-1927. 20. Imperial Japan: 1895-1931. 21. The 1930s and World War II. PART VI: EAST ASIA SINCE WORLD WAR II. 22. The Aftermath of the War and Unfinished Business. 23. China under Mao. 24. The Chinese World since Mao. 25. The New Japan.

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