9780205649167

A History of Asia

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205649167

  • ISBN10:

    0205649165

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/3/2008
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

A History of Asiais the only text to cover the area known as "monsoon Asia"--India, China, Southeast Asia, Korea, and Japan--from the earliest of times to the present. Written by leading scholar Rhoads Murphey, the book's extensive analysis integrates the complex and diverse political, social, intellectual, and economic histories of this area with an engaging and lively style of writing. Popular because of its scope and coverage, as well as its illustrations, maps, and many boxed primary sources, the new edition ofA History of Asiacontinues as a leader in the field of Asian history.

Table of Contents

by Country or Region
List of Maps
List of Documents
Preface
Author's Note to the Reader
About the Author
A Note on the Spelling of Asian Names and Words
Wade-Giles/Pinyin Equivalents
Map: Monsoon Asia
Chronology
Introduction: Monsoon Asia as a Unit of Study
Prehistoric Asia
Asian Religions and Their Cultures
The Traditional Societies of Asia
The Civilization of Ancient India
The Civilization of Ancient China
Medieval India
Early and Medieval Southeast Asia
China : A Golden Age
Early, Classical, and Medieval Japan and Korea
Mughal India and Central Asia
New Imperial Splendor in China: The Ming Dynasty
The West Arrives in Asia
Manchu China and Tokugawa Japan
The Rise of British Power in India
The Triumph of Imperialism in Asia
Subjugation, Nationalism, and Revolution in China and India
The Struggle for Asia, 1920-1945
Revival and Revolution in Japan and China
Korea and Southeast Asia in the Modern World
South Asia : Independence, Political Division, and Development
Asia in the Twenty-First Century
Acknowlegments
Index
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