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East Asia A New History

ISBN-10: 0321421418
ISBN-13: 9780321421418
Edition: 4th 2007 (Revised)
Authors: Rhoads Murphey
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Description: Provides a comprehensive history of the Near East while also incorporating thenbsp; most recent scholarship.Ancient China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam.Readers interested in learning about the history and development of East Asia.

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List price: $92.20
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Longman Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Provides a comprehensive history of the Near East while also incorporating thenbsp; most recent scholarship.Ancient China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam.Readers interested in learning about the history and development of East Asia.

Rhoads Murphey is Reader in Ottoman Studies at the Institute of Archaeology and Antiquity, University of Birmingham. He is the author of numerous books on Ottoman Empire and Warfare.

List of Maps
Preface
Note on the Spelling of Asian Names and Words
Wade-Giles/Pinyin Equivalents
About the Author
Atlas
Time Chart
East Asia: Common Ground and Regional Differences
Boundaries and the Home Base
Attitudes Toward Nature
Agriculture
Rules for Society
Village and Town
The Traditional System
Regional Differences
China Proper
Relations with Other Areas
The Agarian Civilization
Larger Regional Differences
Prehistory, Beginnings in China, and the Shang Dynasty
The Neolithic Revolution
Agricultural Origins in Southeast Asia
Peoples and Early Kingdoms of Southeast Asia
Prehistoric China
The Origins of China
The Shang Dynasty
The Zhou Dynasty
The Zhou-Its Decline, and the Age of the Philosophers
Warring States
Confucius-The Sage and His Teachings
Mencius
Xunzi
Confucianism and "Heaven"
Mozi
Daoism
The Chinese Language
Qin and Han: The Making of Empire
Qin Authoritarianism
The Han Dynasty
Expansion under Han Wu Di
China and Rome
Wider Trade Patterns
Han Culture
Cities in Ancient China
Han Achievements
Pressures on the Environment
Buddhism, Barbarians, and the Tang Dynasty
Buddhism
Gautama Buddha
Hinayana, Mahayana, and the Spread of Buddhism
The End of the Han
Northern Wei
The Move South
Reunification: Sui and Tang
The Tang System
Chang'an in an Age of Imperial Splendor
Buddhism in the Late Tang
Buddhist Sects
Decline and Collapse
Achievement and Disaster: The Song and Yuan Dynasties, 960-1355
Northern Song
The Civil Service
Reform
Culture and Conquest
The Southern Song Period
Innovation and Technological Development
Kaifeng and Hangzhou
Rise of the South
Neo-Confucianism
Painting and Porcelain
The Mongols
Yuan China
Dynastic Cycles and Continuity
New Imperial Splendor in China: The Ming Dynasty
The Founding of the Ming
The Ming Tributary System
Ming Maritime Expeditions
Prosperity and Conservatism
Commerce and Culture
Patronage and Literature
Popular Culture
Elite Culture and Traditionalism
Imperial Beijing: Axis of the Ming World
Complacency and Decline
The Manchu Conquest
The Qing in Prosperity and Decline
Prosperity and Population Increases
Traditional Society in East Asia
Family and Marriage
Child Rearing
The Status of Women
Sexual Customs
Law, Crime, and Punishment
The Later Qing: Decline and Inertia
New Barbarian Pressure
Qing Glory and Technological Backwardness
Opium, and War with Britain
Early Korea: Another Version of the Chinese Pattern
The Korean Tradition
Han Conquest and After
Three Kingdoms
Silla Victorious
Koryo
Mongol Conquest and After
Yi Korea
Premodern Vietnam
Ancient Times
Belonging to the Empire
The Buddhist Dynasties
Southward Expansion, Regionalism, Civil Wars
Cultural Development and Relations with the West
Beginnings in Japan: Patterns and Origins
Ties with Korea and Tomb Builders
Mythical Histories
The Uji
Shinto
The Link with China
Taika, Nara, and Heian
Buddhism and Literacy
The Shoen System
Heian Culture
Art and Gardens
Kana and Monastic Armies
Pressures on the Environment
Warriors, Monks, and Conflict: Medieval Japan
The Collapse of Heian
The Kamakura Period
The Mongol Invasion
Warriors and Monks
Literature and the Arts
The End of the Kamakura Shogunate and the Rise of the Ashikaga
The Onin War and Economic Growth
Trade and Piracy
Renewed Civil War
The West Arrives in Asia
Independent Development
The European Context
The Portuguese Reach Asia
The Portuguese Commercial Enterprise
The Spanish in the Philippines
"Christians and Spices"
Strategy and Bases
The Russian Advance in Asia
Japan's Christian Century
The Dutch in Asia
The English in Asia
Tokugawa Japan
The Tokugawa Order
Exclusion of Westerners
Economic Growth
Edo and Urban Culture
The Rural Sector
Literature, Art, and Society
Strains in the Tokugawa System
Dutch Learning
The New Western Challenge
Impact and Response
The End of the Tokugawa
Achievements
Humiliation and Response in Nineteenth-Century China
The Threat of Imperialism
Economics and Illusion
China Besieged
Traders and Missionaries
The Taiping Rebellion
Self-Strengthening
Treaty Ports and Mission Schools
Overseas Chinese
Subjugation, Nationalism, and Humiliation
"Self-Strengthening" and Restoration
New Humiliations
Efforts at Reform
The Boxer Uprising
Japan Remakes Itself
Throne and Political Leaders
The New Order
Financial Problems
Overseas Aggression and the Satsuma Rebellion
Economic Development
National Effort
Industrialization
Westernization
The Meiji Constitution
Japanese Imperialism
Conflict with Russia
Japan in Korea
World War I
The New Japanese Empire
Meiji Culture and Accomplishments
Imperialism in Korea, Vietnam, and Southeast Asia
Rejection of Foreign Ideas
Foreign Contention for Korea
Korea under Japanese Rule
Imperialism and Colonialism in Southeast Asia
The British in Burma and Malaya
French, Dutch, and American Colonialism
Independent Siam
Overseas Chinese
Plural Societies
The Plantation System
Pluralism and Problems of Nationalism
The Rise of Southeast Asian Nationalism
Vietnam
China in Tatters, 1896-1925
New Foreign Plundering
The Open Door Notes
The Rise of Chinese Nationalism
The Last Years of the Qing
Constitutionalism and Revolution
Sun Yat-sen and 1911
Enter Yuan Shikai
The Warlords
New Social Mobility and the New Culture Movement
Lu Xun
The May Fourth Movement
Russia and the Building of Party Organization
China and Japan: The Road to War
Chinese Nationalism
The Northern Expedition
The Nanjing Decade
Failures and Successes
The Long March and the United Front
Shanghai: The Model Treaty Port
Japan in the 1920s: Taisho Democracy and Its Fate
Rise of the Militarists
Aggression in Manchuria
Militarists in Command
Background of the "China Incident"
The Second World War in Asia
The Japanese Attack on China
Retreat and Resistance
The GMD Side
Refugees and Communists
Chiang and the Americans
Chongqing: Beleaguered Wartime Capital
The Coming of the Pacific War
The Road to Pearl Harbor
Burma-and the End of the War
China Since 1945
The Civil War
Mao and the Mass Line
The Outer Areas
The Great Leap Forward
The Sino-Soviet Split
The Cultural Revolution Decade
China after Mao
Achievements and the Future
Renewed Demands for Liberalization
Taiwan
Hong Kong
Japan Since 1945
The Revival of Japan
Occupation and Americanization
Economic and Social Development
Japan's Global Role
Tokyo and the Modern World
Japan's Relations with Its Former Enemies
Korea and Mainland Southeast Asia
Divided Korea
Korea Since 1960
Southeast Asia Since World War II
Vietnam Since 1945
Bloody Cambodia
Laos: The Forgotten Country
Burma, Thailand, Malaya, and Singapore
Burma
Thailand
Malaysia and Singapore
East Asia and the Future: A "Pacific Century"?
Credits
Index

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