Brief History of Chinese and Japanese Civilization

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1982-01-20
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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This compelling text explores the development of China and Japan through their art, religion, literature, and thought as well as through their economic, political, and social history. This author team combines strong research with extensive classroom teaching experience to offer a clear, consistent, and highly readable text that is accessible to students with no previous knowledge of the history of East Asia.

Table of Contents

The Classical Civilization of China
""China"" in Antiquity
Turbulent Times and Classical Thought
The Early Imperial Period The Qin The Han
China and Japan in a Buddhist Age
China during the Period of Disunity
The Cosmopolitan Civilization of the Sui and Tang: 581-907
Early Japan to 794 Prehistory The Emergency of the Japanese State and Elite Culture
Heian Japan
A New and Crucial Phase
China during the Song: 960-1279
The Mongol Empire and The Yuan Dynasty
The Ming Dyn
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