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Half the world: the history and culture of China and Japan.

Author: Arnold Toynbee; Elsé Glahn
Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston [1973]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of Sino-Japanese civilization, written by thirteen major scholars and illustrated with many rarely seen documents and paintings.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Toynbee, Arnold Joseph, 1889-1975.
Half the world.
New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston [1973]
(OCoLC)607896842
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold Toynbee; Elsé Glahn
ISBN: 0030107164 9780030107160
OCLC Number: 622510
Description: 368 pages illustrations 31 cm
Contents: Signs and meanings : Chinese writing through four millennia / E. Glahn --
"The Middle Kingdom" : Chinese politics and society from the Bronze Age to the Manchus / D.C. Twitchett --
Beyond the wall : China's relations with her northern neighbours / Owen Lattimore --
The path to wisdom : Chinese philosophy and religion / Wing-Tsit Chan --
The empirical tradition : science and technolqgy in China / S. Nakayama --
Worlds and language : the Chinese literary tradition / James J.Y. Liu --
Chinese culture overseas : Korea, Japan, Vietnam and Tibet / Zenryu Tsukamoto --
Feudal Japan : politics and society from the eighth century to 1868 / Charles D. Sheldon --
Cult and creed : religion in Japan before the Meiji / Carmen Blacker --
A literature of court and people : Japanese poetry, drama and the novel before the Meiji / Donald Keene --
Europe goes east / the first impact of the West on China and Japan / Paul A. Cohen --
A new role for Japan : the Meiji revolution and its sequel / Y. Toriumi --
Rebellion, reform and revolution : China, Korea and Vietnam in the modern world / Jean Chesneaux.
Responsibility: Texts E. Glahn [and others] Edited by Arnold Toynbee.

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A history of Sino-Japanese civilization, written by thirteen major scholars and illustrated with many rarely seen documents and paintings.

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