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East asia - a cultural, social, and political history.

Author: Anne Walthall (university Of California, Irvine)
Publisher: Cengage Learning, Inc, 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Walthall (university Of California, Irvine)
ISBN: 9781133606475 1133606474
OCLC Number: 1023094109
Description: 600 sidor ; 25.4 cm
Contents: PART I: THE FOUNDATIONS OF EAST ASIAN CIVILIZATION IN CHINA.Connections: The Prehistory of East Asia.1. China in the Bronze Age: The Shang and Western Zhou Dynasties (ca 1500-771 B.C.E.).2. Philosophers and Warring States During the Eastern Zhou Period (770-256 B.C.E.).3. The Founding of the Bureaucratic Empire: Qin-Han China (256 B.C.E.-200 C.E.).Connections: Buddhism.4. Political Division in China and the Spread of Buddhism (200-580).5. The Cosmopolitan Empires of Sui and Tang China (581-960).Connections: Cultural Contract Across Eurasia (600-900).PART II: THE EMERGENCE OF EAST ASIAN CIVILIZATION.6. Early Korea to 935.Making Comparisons: Languages and Writing Systems.7. Early State and Society in Japan (to 794).8. China Among Equals: Song, Liao, Xia, and Jin (907-1279).9. Heian Japan (794-ca. 1180).Connections: The Mongols.10. Goryeo Korea (935-1392).Making Comparisons: Monarchical Institutions.11. Kamakura Japan (1180-1333).12. China Under Mongol Rule (1215-1368).Making Comparisons: Food Cultures.PART III: MEETING NEW CHALLENGES (1300-1800).13. Japan's Middle Ages (1330-1600).14. The Ming Empire in China (1368-1644).15. Joseon Korea (1392-1800).Making Comparisons: Women's Situations.Connections: Europe Enters the Scene.16. The Creation of the Manchu Empire (1600-1800).17. Edo Japan (1603-1800).Making Comparisons: Neo-Confucianism.PART IV: THE AGE OF WESTERN IMPERIALISM (1800-1900).Connections: Western Imperialism (1800-1900).18. China in Decline (1800-1900).19. Japan in Turmoil (1800-1867).20. Meiji Transformation (1868-1900).21. Korea in the Turbulent Nineteenth Century (1800-1895).Making Comparisons: Slavery.PART V: EAST ASIA IN THE MODERN WORLD.22. Rise of Modern Japan (1900-1931).23. Modernizing Korea and Colonial Rule (1896-1945).24. Remaking China (1900-1927).Connections: World War II.25. War and Revolution, China (1927-1949).PART VI: INTENSIFIED CONTACT AND DIVERGENT PATHS.26. War and Aftermath in Japan (1931-1964).27. China Under Mao (1949-1976).28. Korea (1945 to the Present).29. Contemporary Japan (1965 to the Present).Making Comparisons: Popular Religion.30. China Since Mao (1976 to the Present).Connections: East Asia in the Twenty-First Century.

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PART I: THE FOUNDATIONS OF EAST ASIAN CIVILIZATION IN CHINA. Connections: The Prehistory of East Asia. 1. China in the Bronze Age: The Shang and Western Zhou Dynasties (ca 1500-771 B.C.E.). 2. Read more...

 
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