ISBN-10:
1133606512
ISBN-13:
9781133606512
Pub. Date:
01/01/2013
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Cengage Learning
Pre-Modern East Asia: A Cultural, Social, and Political History, Volume I: To 1800 / Edition 3

Pre-Modern East Asia: A Cultural, Social, and Political History, Volume I: To 1800 / Edition 3

by Patricia Buckley Ebrey, Anne Walthall

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ISBN-13: 9781133606512
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 360
Sales rank: 722,398
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Patricia B. Ebrey is Professor with Joint Appointment: Early Imperial China, Song Dynasty at the University of Washington in Seattle. In addition to THE CAMBRIDGE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF CHINA (Cambridge University Press, 1996), she has published numerous journal articles. Her monographs include THE INNER QUARTERS: MARRIAGE AND THE LIVES OF CHINESE WOMEN IN THE SUNG PERIOD (University of California Press, 1993) and CONFUCIANISM AND FAMILY RITUALS IN IMPERIAL CHINA: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF WRITING ABOUT RITES (Princeton University Press, 1991). She is also author of CHINA: A CULTURAL, SOCIAL, AND POLITICAL HISTORY (Houghton Mifflin, 2006). She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1975.


Anne Walthall is Professor of Japanese History at the University of California, Irvine. She has published numerous journal articles in English, French, and Japanese. Her monographs include SOCIAL PROTEST AND POPULAR CULTURE IN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY JAPAN (Association for Asian Studies, 1986), PEASANT UPRISINGS IN JAPAN: A CRITICAL ANTHOLOGY OF PEASANT HISTORIES (University of Chicago Press, 1991), and THE WEAK BODY OF A USELESS WOMAN: MATSUO TASEKO AND THE MEIJI RESTORATION (University of Chicago Press, 1998). In addition, she edited THE HUMAN TRADITION IN MODERN JAPAN (Scholarly Resources, 2002) and SERVANTS OF THE DYNASTY: PALACE WOMEN IN WORLD HISTORY (University of California Press, 2008) as well as co-edited WOMEN AND CLASS IN JAPANESE HISTORY (University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies, 1999) and RECREATING JAPANESE MEN (University of California Press, 2011). She received her Ph.D. from The University of Chicago in 1979.

Table of Contents

PART I: THE FOUNDATIONS OF EAST ASIAN CIVILIZATION IN CHINA. Connections: The Prehistory of East Asia. 1. China in the Bronze Age: The Shang and Western Zhou Dynasties (ca 1500-771 B.C.E.). 2. Philosophers and Warring States During the Eastern Zhou Period (770-256 B.C.E.). 3. The Founding of the Bureaucratic Empire: Qin-Han China (256 B.C.E.-200 C.E.). Connections: Buddhism. 4. Political Division in China and the Spread of Buddhism (200-580). 5. The Cosmopolitan Empires of Sui and Tang China (581-960). Connections: Cultural Contract Across Eurasia (600-900). PART II: THE EMERGENCE OF EAST ASIAN CIVILIZATION. 6. Early Korea to 935. Making Comparisons: Languages and Writing Systems. 7. Early State and Society in Japan (to 794). 8. China Among Equals: Song, Liao, Xia, and Jin (907-1279). 9. Heian Japan (794-ca. 1180). Connections: The Mongols. 10. Goryeo Korea (935-1392). Making Comparisons: Monarchical Institutions. 11. Kamakura Japan (1180-1333). 12. China Under Mongol Rule (1215-1368). Making Comparisons: Food Cultures. PART III: MEETING NEW CHALLENGES (1300-1800). 13. Japan's Middle Ages (1330-1600). 14. The Ming Empire in China (1368-1644). 15. Joseon Korea (1392-1800). Making Comparisons: Women's Situations. Connections: Europe Enters the Scene. 16. The Creation of the Manchu Empire (1600-1800). 17. Edo Japan (1603-1800).

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