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Provides a comprehensive history of East Asia, incorporating the most recent scholarship.China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam.Readers interested in learning about the history and development of East Asia.
Rhoads Murphey, University of Michigan
Table of Contents
|List of Maps|
|A Note on the Spelling of Asian Names and Words|
|About the Author|
|East Asia: Common Ground and Regional Differences|
|Prehistory, Beginnings in China, and the Shang Dynasty|
|The Zhou-Its Decline, and the Age of the Philosophers|
|Qin and Han: The Making of the Empire|
|Buddhism, Barbarians, and the Tang Dynasty|
|Achievement and Disaster: The Song and Yuan Dynasties, 960-1355|
|New Imperial Splendor in China: The Ming Dynasty|
|The Qing in Prosperity and Decline|
|Beginnings in Japan: Patterns and Origins|
|Warriors, Monks, and Conflict: Medieval Japan|
|The West Arrives in Asia|
|Aggression and Response in Nineteenth Century China|
|Japan Remakes Itself|
|Imperialism in Korea and Vietnam|
|China in Taters, 1896-1925|
|China and Japan: The Road to War|
|The Second World War in Asia|
|China Since 1945|
|Japan Since 1945|
|Korea and Vietnam|
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