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East Asia A Cultural, Social, and Political History to 1800

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ISBN-10: 0547005393

ISBN-13: 9780547005393

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: Patricia Buckley Ebrey, Anne Walthall, James Palais

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Designed for the East Asian history course, this text features the latest scholarship on the region's cultural, political, economic, and intellectual history. Coverage is balanced among East Asian countries, with approximately 20 percent of the text focused on Korea, an area that has become increasingly important in world politics. Special attention is devoted to gender and material culture, themes are reinforced through the text's pedagogical features. Full color inserts on topics such as food, clothing, and art objects illustrate the rich artistic heritage of East Asia and bolster the coverage of material culture. Features include a range of primary source documents on topics such as…    
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Book details

List price: $136.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 6/20/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 348
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

The Foundations Of East Asian Civilization In China
China in the Bronze Age: The Shang and Western Zhou Dynasties (ca. 1500-771 B.C.E.)
Philosophers and Warring States During the Eastern Zhou Period (770-256 B.C.E.)
The Founding of the Bureaucratic Empire: Qin-Han China (256 B.C.E.-200 C.E.)
Political Division in China and the Spread of Buddhism (200-580)
The Cosmopolitan Empires of Sui and Tang China (581-960)
The Emergence Of East Asian Civilization
Early Korea to 935
Early State and Society in Japan (to 794)
China Among Equals: Song, Liao, Xia, and Jin
Heian Japan (794-ca. 1180)
Koryo Korea (935-1392)
Kamakura Japan (1180-1333)
China Under Mongol Rule (1215-1368)
Meeting New Challenges (1300-1800)
Japan's Middle Ages (1330-1600)
The Ming Empire in China (1368-1644)
Choson Korea (1392-1800)
The Creation of the Manchu Empire (1600-1800)
Edo Japan (1603-1800)