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A history of Asia

Author: Rhoads Murphey
Publisher: New York : Longman, [1999]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This edition presents a rich interpretation of the region's events and traditions and includes a critical analysis of Asia's future. It offers detailed coverage of regions and social history as well  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rhoads Murphey
ISBN: 0321042573 9780321042576
OCLC Number: 40979914
Description: xxvii, 468 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Monsoon Asia as a unit of study --
Prehistoric Asia --
Asian religions and their cultures --
The traditional societies of Asia --
The civilization of ancient India --
The civilization of ancient China --
Medieval India and southeast Asia --
China: a golden age --
Early, classical, and medieval Japan and Korea --
Mughal India and central Asia --
New imperial splendor in China: the Ming dynasty --
The west arrives in Asia --
Manchu China and Tokugawa Japan --
The rise of British power in India --
The triumph of imperialism in Asia --
Subjugation, nationalism, and revolution in China and India --
The struggle for Asia, 1920-1945 --
Revival and revolution in Japan and China --
Korea and southeast Asia in the modern world --
South Asia: independence, political division, and development --
Asia at the close of the century.
Responsibility: Rhoads Murphey.

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