Short History of Asia

ISBN-10: 1403936129

ISBN-13: 9781403936127

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Colin Mason

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This text covers the whole scope of Asian history in a single volume and requires no prior knowledge of Asian history. It particularly identifies relationships between the developing Western and Asian societies.
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List price: $41.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 11/12/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 332
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

A Short History of Asia
Before Imperialism
The First Indian Civilisations: Harappa and the Aryan Invasion
The Development of Indian Culture: Hinduism and Buddhism
Early South-East Asia: the Ships from India
China: the Eternal Nation
Early Japan and the T'ang Dynasty in China
The Awakening of Europe and the Challenge of Islam
China: the Sung, Mongol, and Ming Dynasties
China: the Years of Decline
The Three Makers of Japan and the Tokugawa Period
The White Man's Burden
The Dominators and the Dominated
South-East Asia: the European and Chinese Incursions, and Later History of the Mainland States
The Malay World: Majapahit and Malacca
Indonesia: the Last Independent Kingdoms and the Extension of Dutch Rule
India under Two Masters: the Grand Moguls and the East India Company
Gandhi's India: the Struggle for Liberty
The Modern Nations
The South Asian Nations: India, Pakistan and Bangladesh
China: Two Revolutions
Modern China: the Communist State
Indonesia: Sukarno and after
Malaya: Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei
Japan: the Iron Triangle
Thailand: Land of the Free
The Philippines: Trouble in Paradise
Korea: Divided Nation
Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia
Burma: Rule by the Gun
Asia Today - and Tomorrow
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