A Brief History of Chinese and Japanese Civilizations
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This compelling text explores the development of China and Japan through their art, religion, literature, and thought as well as through their economic, political, and social history.

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  • Paperback | 736 pages
  • 157.48 x 233.68 x 33.02mm | 952.54g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • colour illustrations, black & white tables, figures
  • 0495913227
  • 9780495913221
  • 1,066,973

Table of contents

PART I: THE CLASSICAL CIVILIZATION OF CHINA. 1. "China" in Antiquity. 2. Turbulent Times and Classical Thought. 3. The Early Imperial Period. PART II: CHINA AND JAPAN IN A BUDDHIST AGE. 4. China during the Period of Disunity. 5. The Cosmopolitan Civilization of the Sui and Tang: 584-907. 6. Early Japan to 794. 7. Heian Japan. PART III: A NEW AND CRUCIAL PHASE. 8. China during the Song: 960-1279. 9. The Mongol Empire and the Yuan Dynasty. 10. The Ming Dynasty: 1368-1644. 11. The Kamakura Period in Japan. 12. Muromachi Japan. 13. East Asia and Modern Europe: First Encounters. PART IV: LAST DYNASTIES 14. Tokugawa: Background, Establishment, and Middle Years. 15. The Qing Dynasty. Part V: China and Japan in the Modern World. 16. China: The Troubled Nineteenth Century. 17. Japan: Endings and Beginnings: From Tokugawa to Meiji, 1787-1873. 18. The Emergence of Modern Japan: 1874-1894. 19. China: Endings and Beginnings, 1894-1927. 20. Imperial Japan: 1895-1931. 21. The 1930s and World War II. PART VI: EAST ASIA SINCE WORLD WAR II. 22. The Aftermath of the War and Unfinished Business. 23. China under Mao. 24. The Chinese World since Mao. 25. The New Japan.

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