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Columbia chronologies of Asian history and culture

Author: John Stewart Bowman
Publisher: New York ; Chichester : Columbia University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A set of chronologies for the countries of Asia from the Paleolithic era through 1998. This set provides a summary of events and developments in various fields of activity throughout the continent.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Chronologies
History
Chronology
Chronologie
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Stewart Bowman
ISBN: 0231110049 9780231110044
OCLC Number: 1014370466
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Commended for Appearing in University Press Books Selected for Public and Secondary School Libraries 2001
Description: xvi, 751 pages : 1 map ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: Asia at a Glance History Arts, Culture, Thought, and Religion Science-Technology, Economics, and Everyday Life The World 1. East Asia China: Political History China: Arts, Culture, Thought, and Religion China: Science-Technology, Economics, and Everyday Life Japan: Political History Japan: Arts, Culture, Thought, and Religion Japan: Science-Technology, Economics, and Everyday Life Korea Taiwan Hong Kong Macau(Macao) 2. South Asia India: Political History India: Arts, Culture, Thought, and Religion India: Science-Technology, Economics, and Everyday Life Pakistan Bangladesh Bhutan Maldives Nepal Sri Lanka (Ceylon) 3. Southeast Asia Brunei Cambodia Indonesia Laos Malaysia Myanmar (Burma) Philippines Singapore Thailand Vietnam 4. Central Asia Mongolia Central Asian Republics Tibet Appendix 1: National/Independence Days Appendix 2: Scientific-Technological Achievements in Asia
Responsibility: edited by John S. Bowman.

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This reference work breaks new ground in the scope of its coverage; both historic and geographic; its 32 chronologies span from 2,000,000 B.C.E. to 1998 C.E. and include not only China, Japan, and Read more...

 
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