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East Asia : a Cultural, Social, and Political History, Volume II: From 1600

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ISBN-10: 1133606490

ISBN-13: 9781133606499

Edition: 3rd 2014 (Revised)

Authors: Patricia Buckley Ebrey, Brooke Barbier, Cynthia Barnes

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Written by top scholars in the field, EAST ASIA: A CULTURAL, SOCIAL, AND POLITICAL HISTORY, VOLUME II: FROM 1600, 3E delivers a comprehensive cultural, political, economic, and intellectual history of East Asia, while focusing on the narratives and histories of China, Japan, and Korea in a larger, global context. Full color inserts on such topics as food, clothing, and art objects illustrate the rich artistic heritage of East Asia. A range of primary source documents spotlights women's independence, students-turned-soldiers, and other stirring issues, while intriguing biographical sketches throughout highlight the lives of popular figures and ordinary people alike.
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Book details

List price: $173.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 8.07" wide x 10.04" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Maps and Figures
Joseon Korea (1392-1800)
Yi Seonggye's Rise to Power
Kings and Yangban Confucian Officials
Dynastic Decline and the Japanese Invasion
Material Culture: Yangban Children's Board Games
Biography: Interpreter Jeong Myeongsu
Relations with the Manchus
Internal Politics in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
Economic Growth and the Decline of Slavery
Documents: Lady Hyegyeong's Memoirs
Cultural Developments
Northern Learning
Christianity and Western Learning
The Family and Women in the Confucian Age
Making Comparisons: Women's Situations
Connections: Europe Enters the Scene
The Creation of the Manchu Empire (1600-1800)
The Manchus
Ming Loyalism
The Qing at Its Height
Biography: Jiang Chun, Salt Merchant
The Banner System
Documents: Fang Bao's "Random Notes from Prison"
Contacts with Europe
Social and Cultural Crosscurrents
The Conservative Turn
The Dream of Red Mansions
Material Culture: Jin Nong's Inscribed Portrait of a Buddhist Monk
The Less Advantaged and the Disaffected
Edo Japan (1603-1800)
Tokugawa Settlement (Seventeenth Century)
Agricultural Transformations and the Commercial Revolution
Material Culture: Night Soil
Urban Life and Culture
Documents: Ihara Saikaku's "Sensible Advice on Domestic Economy"
Intellectual Trends
Biography: Tadano Makuzu
Maturation and Decay (Eighteenth Century)
Popular Culture
Hard Times and Rural Uprisings
Making Comparisons: Neo-Confucianism
The Age of Western Imperialism (1800-1900)
Connections: Western Imperialism (1800-1900)
China in Decline (1800-1900)
Economic and Fiscal Problems
Midcentury Crises
The Opium War
Material Culture: The Grand Canal
Taiping Rebellion
Biography: Manchu Bannerman Guancheng
Other Rebellions
The Second Opium War
Empress Dowager Cixi
Foreigners in China
The Failures of Reform
Documents: Comparing the Power of China and Western Nations
The Boxer Rebellion
The Decline of the Qing Empire in Comparative Perspective
Japan in Turmoil (1800-1867)
Domestic Discontents (1800-1842)
Domain Reforms
Religion and Play
Documents: Kohei's Lawsuit
Foreign Affairs (1793-1858)
The Closing of Japan
Unequal Treaties with the United States
Debates on the Foreign Threat
Material Culture: From Palanquin to Rickshaw
Political Turmoil (1858-1864)
Biography: Kusaka Genzui, Radical Samurai
The Fall of the Shogunate (1864-1867)
Meiji Transformation (1868-1900)
The Meiji State (1868-1900)
Material Culture: New Food for a New Nation
Reforms and Opposition
Biography: Deguchi Nao, Founder of a New Religion
Constitution and National Assembly
Civilization and Enlightenment
Conservative Resurgence (1880s-1900)
Imperialism and Modernity (1870s-1895)
Documents: Fukuzawa Yukichi's "Leaving Asia"
Korea in the Turbulent Nineteenth Century (1800-1895)
Politics and Society Under Child Rulers (1800-1864)
Social Change and New Social Policies
Social Ferment and Popular Culture
Economic Developments and Rebellion
Material Culture: Gimchi
Documents: Donghak Beliefs
Choe Jeu and the Donghak Religion
Attempts at Reform and External Pressure (1864-1894)
Reaction to Reforms
Military Pressure from the West
Biography: Queen Min
The Ganghwa Treaty of 1876
First Attempts at Modern Diplomacy
Abortive Reform and the 1884 Gapsin Coup
Qing Control
Introducing Modern Institutions and Modem Technology
Protestant Christianity
The Donghak Rebellion and the Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895)
Gabo Cabinet Reforms
Making Comparisons: Salvery
East Asia in the Modern World
Rise of Modern Japan (1900-1931)
Japan's Drive for Great Power Status
Japan and Korea
Japan and China
Japan and the West
Economic Development
World War I and the 1920s
Constitutional Government
Imperial Democracy
Women and Democracy
Mass Movements
Documents: Negotiations Between Strike Group Representatives and Company Directors
Modern Urban Culture
Material Culture: Houses for the Middle Class
Biography: Kobayashi Ichizo, Entrepreneur
Alternatives to Modernity
Modernizing Korea and Colonial Rule (1896-1945)
Attempts at Reform (1896-1910)
Russia's Interests
Nationalist Movements
Documents: Louise Yim's Writings on Female Independence
The Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905)
Japanese Colonial Rule (1910-1945)
Japan's Impact on Rural Korea
The Growth of Korean Industry
Education and Modern Mass Culture
Militant Nationalism
The Rise of Communism
Biography: Kim San, Communist Revolutionary
Korea During the Asia-Pacific War
Material Culture: A Colonial Gold Mine
Remaking China (1900-1927)
The End of Monarchy
Local Activism
The Anti-Manchu Revolutionary Movement
The Manchu Reform Movement
The 1911 Revolution
The Presidency of Yuan Shikai and the Emergence of the Warlords
Toward a More Modern China
The New Culture Movement
Material Culture: Shanghai's Great World Pleasure Palace
Industrial Development
Documents: Lu Xun's "Sudden Notions"
Biography: Sophia Chen and H. C. Zen, a Modern Couple
The May Fourth Incident
The Women's Movement
Reunification by the Nationalists
Connections: World War II
War and Revolution, China (1927-1949)
The Chinese Communist Party
Mao Zedong's Emergence as a Party Leader
The Nationalist Government in Nanjing
Biography: Yuetsim, Servant Girl
Relocating the Communist Revolution
Documents: Wang Shiwei's Wild Lilies
Material Culture: Qipao
The Japanese Invasion and the Retreat to Chongoing
The Chinese Communist Party During the War
The Civil War and the Communist Victory
Intensified Contact and Divergent Paths
War and Aftermath in Japan (1931-1964)
Road to War (1931-1937)
Junior Officers and the Citizenry
Social Reform
Wartime Mobilization (1937-1945)
Documents: Excerpts from the Diary of Hayashi Toshimasa
Occupation (1945-1952)
Despair and Liberation
Occupation Goals
Occupation Reforms
Economic Developments
Labor and the Reverse Course
Political Settlement and Economic Recovery (1952-1964)
Political and Social Protest
Post-Occupation Economic Development
Postwar Culture
Material Culture: The Transistor
Biography: Daimatsu Hirobumi, Soldier and Volleyball Coach
China Under Mao (1949-1976)
The Party in Power
Ideology and Social Control
Material Culture: The Monument to the People's Heroes
The Korean War and the United States as the Chief Enemy
Collectivizing Agriculture
Minorities and Autonomous Regions
Biography: Jin Shuyu, Telephone Minder
Intellectuals and the Hundred Flowers Campaign
Departing from the Soviet Model
The Great Leap Forward
The Sino-Soviet Split
The Cultural Revolution
Documents: Big Character Poster
The Death of Mao
Korea (1945 to the Present)
National Division and the Korean War (1945-1953)
The Korean War (1949-1953)
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (1953 to the Present)
Economic Development
State and Society
Expansion of Personal Power
Biography: Kang Chol-hwan, Survivor of a North Korean Prison Camp
International Relations
North Korea's Nuclear-Challenge
The Republic of Korea: Dictatorship and Protest (1953-1987)
The Dictators
Building a New Economy
Social Change and Official Arts
International Relations
Material Culture: Modern Traditional Handicrafts
Democracy in South Korea (1987 to the Present)
Economic Crisis and Recovery
Opening Up International Relations
The Korean Inflection of Modernity
Documents: South Korean Women Workers and the International Monetary Fund
Making Comparisons: Popular Religion
Contemporary Japan (1965 to the Present)
Political Protest and Environmental Pollution
Strains of the 1970s
Documents: Fujita Mariko, "'It's All Mother's Fault': Child-Care and the Socialization of Working Mothers in Japan"
Continuing Social Issues
The Roaring 1980s
The Good Life
Material Culture: Manga
Twenty Years Without Progress
Social Problems for the Twenty-First Century
China Since Mao (1976 to the Present)
Political Transformation
Documents: Bloggers on Corruption
The Economic Miracle
Encouraging Capitalist Tendencies
Shrinking the State Sector
Regional Disparities and Internal Migration
Environmental Degradation
Consumer Culture