East Asian Civilizations
East Asian Civilizations

East Asian Civilizations

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Overview

De Bary constructs a magisterial overview of three thousand years of East Asian civilizations, principally in the form of dialogues among the major systems of thought that have dominated the Asian world’s historical development.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674031036
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 06/30/2009
Series: The Edwin O. Reischauer Lectures
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 209 KB

About the Author

Wm. Theodore de Bary is John Mitchell Mason Professor of the University, Emeritus and Provost, Emeritus of Columbia University.

Table of Contents

Contents
1 The Classical Legacy
2 The Buddhist Age
3 The Neo-Confucian Stage
4 East Asia's Modern Transformation
5 The Post-Confucian Era
6 East Asia and the West: Catching Up with Each Other
Notes
Works Cited
Index

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