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history of East Asian civilization.

John K. Fairbank

history of East Asian civilization.

by John K. Fairbank

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Published by George Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • East Asia -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn K. Fairbank, Edwin O. Reischauer, Albert M. Craig.
    ContributionsReischauer, Edwin O. 1910-, Craig, Albert M.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 954p., [30]p. of plates :
    Number of Pages954
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14886214M
    ISBN 100049510088

    Asia, the world’s largest and most diverse continent. It occupies the eastern four-fifths of the giant Eurasian landmass. Asia has both the highest and the lowest points on the surface of Earth, has the longest coastline of any continent, and is subject overall to the world’s widest climatic extremes. The wide topographical diversity of Southeast Asia has greatly influenced its history. For instance, Mainland Southeast Asia with its continuous but rugged and difficult terrain provided the basis for the early Khmer and Mon civilisations. The sub-region's extensive coastline and major river systems of the Irrawaddy, Salween, Chao Phraya, Mekong and Red River have directed socio-cultural and.

      Buy a cheap copy of A History of East Asia: From the Origins book by Charles Holcombe. Charles Holcombe begins his extraordinarily ambitious book by asking the question What is East Asia? In the modern age, many of the features that made the region Free shipping over $Cited by: A History of East Asia: From the Origins of Civilization to the Twenty-First Century Charles Holcombe In the modern age, many of the features that made the region - now defined as including China, Japan, Korea and Vietnam - distinct have been submerged by the effects of revolution, politics or globalization.

    The term East Asia defines the geographical region and/or the common cultural sphere of China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Vietnam and Mongolia. Ethnic and linguistic similarities, shared artistic traditions, written language and moral values suggest that most East Asian peoples are descendants of the Yellow River civilization, that emerged in the flood plains of northern China around Our book is designed to give a basic history of ancient world civilizations. A civilization that is not normally studied by Western nations is the Asian civilization. Asian culture and history had been a relative mystery, unknown to the Western world. But in realizing the objective of this class and.


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History of East Asian civilization by John K. Fairbank Download PDF EPUB FB2

The historical and regional scope, reaching from the ancient past to the ultra-modern present, is unprecedented in a volume of this size. Students of East Asia and of international history will find this book essential reading.' Chris Goto-Jones, University of Victoria, British Columia/5(18).

In other words, the book is written from the East Asian perspective, yet through a Westerner’s vantage point. In any case, I’m very glad I purchased the book.

It is one of the best history books I’ve read. The book is well-written. The major events are written in an entertaining style, and the cultural discussions were both informative Cited by: A HISTORY OF EAST ASIAN CIVILIZATION, VOLUME TWO: EAST ASIA THE MODERN TRANSFORMATION (Modern Asia Edition) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This shared past is at the heart of this ambitious book, which traces the story of East Asia from the dawn of history to the twenty-first century.

The second edition has been imaginatively revised and expanded to place emphasis on cross-cultural interactions and connections, both within East Asia and beyond, with new material on Vietnam and Cited by: History of East Asia - Wikipedia. Written by top scholars in the field, EAST ASIA: A CULTURAL, SOCIAL, AND POLITICAL HISTORY, 3E delivers a comprehensive cultural, political, economic, and intellectual history of East Asia, while focusing on the narratives and histories of China, Japan, and Korea in a larger, global context.

Full color inserts on such topics as food, clothing, and art objects illustrate the rich artistic. This is an extremely detailed book about the history of east asia.

It covers all emperors, kings, queens and relevant concubines. It spans over such a large period of time, that I am unsure if I remember much if what I read but it certainly does cover enough to give you a /5.

East Asia: The great tradition -- The setting of East Asian history -- Early China: the birth of a civilization -- Classic China: the golden age of Chinese thought -- The first Chinese empire: The Ch\'in and Han dynasties -- The \"barbarian\" challenge and the regeneration of the empire -- The late T\'ang and Sung: the golden age of Chinese.

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Further Resources on East Asian History. E-Texts MEGA WWW Virtual Library: Asian Studies; WEB Vienna E-Text Archives [At Internet Archive] Web Guides: East Asia MEGA Asian News Sources Online [At Kidon] An extensive guide to Asian newspapers, radio stations, etc.

online. We hope this manual will help instructors use A History of Asia to its full potential by allowing them to shape its use around a course (e.g., South Asia one semester/year, East Asia the next, or all of ancient Asia and then the modern era) as needed.

Each chapter of this instructorÕs manual is divided into four sections: 1. Outline of Main Size: 1MB. Abbasid Afghanistan Aguinaldo Arab army Aryans Asian Assyrians attack Babylonian became Bonifacio British Buddhism caliph Cambodia capital Central Asia century B.C.

Chaldean China Chinese civilization coast colonial communist conquered conquest continent countries culture defeat developed domination Dynasty East East Timor Eastern economic /5(2). Yet, as an ancient civilization, the region had both an historical and cultural coherence.

This shared past is at the heart of this ambitious book, which traces the story of East Asia from the dawn of history to the twenty-first century/5(16). The region is the cradle to ancient China, regarded as one of the earliest cradles of is also home to various civilizations such as ancient Japan, ancient Korea, and the Mongol Empire.

For thousands of years, China largely influenced East Asia as it was principally the leading civilization in the region exerting its enormous prestige and influence on its encies: Hong Kong, Macau.

Read A History of East Asia PDF - From the Origins of Civilization to the Twenty-First Century by Charles Holcombe Cambridge University Press |. Book Title: A History of East Asian Civilization East Asia The modern transformation Author: Edwin Oldfather Reischauer Publisher: Houghton Release Date: Pages: ISBN: UOM Available Language: English, Spanish, And French.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. A history of East Asian civilization by John K. Fairbank,Pages: Week 1. The Placement of East Asia in Time and Space. SEPTEMBER 4 and 6. DAY 1: COURSE INTRODUCTION; ORACLE BONES AND BRONZE INSCRIPTIONS: DAY 2: MYTH AND HISTORY EAST ASIAN ORIGINS *Book of Songs: Poems # "She Bore the Folk" and # "The Dark Bird," p.

*The Mythology of Writing," p. A History of East Asia: From the Origins of Civilization to the Twenty-first Century.

New York: Cambridge University Press, xxiv, pp. Illustrations and maps. Hardcover $, isbn Paperback $, isbn Author: James A. Anderson. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. A history of East Asian civilization by Reischauer, Edwin O.

(Edwin Oldfather), Internet Archive Books. American : The spread of East Asian "civilization" to Japan, Korea, and Vietnam might be viewed as merely a further, weaker extension of the same process by means of which East Asian civilization had already (and was still continuing to) spread, also incompletely and imperfectly, within what we now think of as China itself.

[Genesis of EA, p. 5].Emphasize the language, culture, history, and location of the ethnic group. Identify the significance of the ethnic group in terms of East Asian civilization. POSTER SIZE | INTERNATIONAL A3. Set slide dimensions for international A3, landscape ( x mm) ( x in).