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  • Publisher : HarperCollins Publishers
  • Release : 17 May 1996
  • ISBN : PSU:000045704673
  • Page : 461 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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A History of Asia places an emphasis on social history, paying particular attention to cultural and religious trends and offering explicit comparisons among the major Asian traditions and between Asia and the western world. The second edition includes a new chapter on Japan, increased coverage of social history, urban history, women, and the environment, and an updated bibliography.

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A History of Asia

A History of Asia
  • Author : Rhoads Murphey
  • Publisher : HarperCollins Publishers
  • Release Date : 1996
  • ISBN : PSU:000045704673
GET THIS BOOKA History of Asia

A History of Asia places an emphasis on social history, paying particular attention to cultural and religious trends and offering explicit comparisons among the major Asian traditions and between Asia and the western world. The second edition includes a new chapter on Japan, increased coverage of social history, urban history, women, and the environment, and an updated bibliography.

A History of Asia

A History of Asia
  • Author : Rhoads Murphey,Kristin Stapleton
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019
  • ISBN : 135123191X
GET THIS BOOKA History of Asia

A History of Asia is the only textbook to provide a historical overview of the whole of this region, encompassing India, China, Korea, Japan, and Southeast Asia. Engaging and lively, it chronicles the complex political, social, and intellectual histories of the area from prehistory to the present day. Taking a comparative approach throughout, the book offers a balanced history of each major tradition, also dedicating coverage to countries or regions such as Vietnam and Central Asia that are less frequently

East Asia

East Asia
  • Author : Rhoads Murphey
  • Publisher : Longman Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2007
  • ISBN : IND:30000109851521
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Throughout his distinguished career, Rhoads Murphey has advocated an appreciation of the rich and unique aspects of Asian history, making his text an unparalleled success. Spanning the histories of China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, and parts of Southeast Asia, East Asia: A New History furthers students' knowledge by covering a breadth of topics, including everyday life, the environment, and women in Asian history. Book jacket.

Political Competition, Innovation and Growth in the History of Asian Civilizations

Political Competition, Innovation and Growth in the History of Asian Civilizations
  • Author : Peter Bernholz,Roland Vaubel
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2004-01-01
  • ISBN : 9781845423353
GET THIS BOOKPolitical Competition, Innovation and Growth in the History of Asian Civilizations

Do political decentralisation and inter-state competition favour innovation and growth? There has long been a lively debate surrounding this question, going back to David Hume and Immanuel Kant. This book is a new attempt to test its veracity. The existin

A History of Asia: Formation of civilizations, from antiquity to 1600

A History of Asia: Formation of civilizations, from antiquity to 1600
  • Author : Woodbridge Bingham,Hilary Conroy,Frank William Iklé,Frank William Ikle
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1964
  • ISBN : UOM:39015038728112
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A History of South-East Asia

A History of South-East Asia
  • Author : Daniel George Edward Hall
  • Publisher : MacMillan
  • Release Date : 1981
  • ISBN : 0333241649
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A New History of Asian America

A New History of Asian America
  • Author : Shelley Sang-Hee Lee
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-10-01
  • ISBN : 9781135071059
GET THIS BOOKA New History of Asian America

A New History of Asian America is a fresh and up-to-date history of Asians in the United States from the late eighteenth century to the present. Drawing on current scholarship, Shelley Lee brings forward the many strands of Asian American history, highlighting the distinctive nature of the Asian American experience while placing the narrative in the context of the major trajectories and turning points of U.S. history. Covering the history of Filipinos, Koreans, Asian Indians, and Southeast Indians as

South Asian Migrations in Global History

South Asian Migrations in Global History
  • Author : Neilesh Bose
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-12-10
  • ISBN : 9781350124691
GET THIS BOOKSouth Asian Migrations in Global History

This collection explores how South Asian migrations in modern history have shaped key aspects of globalization since the 1830s. Including original research from colonial India, Fiji, Mexico, South Africa, North America and the Middle East, the essays explore indentured labour and its legacies, law as a site of regulation and historical biography. Including recent scholarship on the legacy of issues such as consent, sovereignty and skilled/unskilled labour distinctions from the history of indentured labour migrations, this volume brings together

A History of Southeast Asia

A History of Southeast Asia
  • Author : Anthony Reid
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-03-03
  • ISBN : 9781118512937
GET THIS BOOKA History of Southeast Asia

A History of Southeast Asia: Critical Crossroads presents a comprehensive history of Southeast Asia from our earliest knowledge of its civilizations and religious patterns up to the present day. Incorporates environmental, social, economic, and gender issues to tell a multi-dimensional story of Southeast Asian history from earliest times to the present Argues that while the region remains a highly diverse mix of religions, ethnicities, and political systems, it demands more attention for how it manages such diversity while being receptive

Islam and Asia

Islam and Asia
  • Author : Chiara Formichi
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-04-30
  • ISBN : 9781107106123
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An accessible, transregional exploration of how Islam and Asia have shaped each other's histories, societies and cultures from the seventh century to today.

A History of Asia

A History of Asia
  • Author : Rhoads Murphey
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014
  • ISBN : 0205168639
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Manual of Ancient Geography and History

Manual of Ancient Geography and History
  • Author : Wilhelm Pütz
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1851
  • ISBN : UCAL:$B283761
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Asian American History: A Very Short Introduction

Asian American History: A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Madeline Y. Hsu
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-11-01
  • ISBN : 9780190219772
GET THIS BOOKAsian American History: A Very Short Introduction

A 2012 survey by the Pew Research Center reported that Asian Americans are the best-educated, highest-income, and best-assimilated racial group in the United States. Before reaching this level of economic success and social assimilation, however, Asian immigrants' path was full of difficult, even demeaning, moments. This book provides a sweeping and nuanced history of Asian Americans, revealing how and why the perception of Asian immigrants changed over time. Asian migrants, in large part Chinese, arrived in significant numbers on the West

A History of Asian Civilization

A History of Asian Civilization
  • Author : Edwin Oldfather Reischauer,John King Fairbank
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1961
  • ISBN : OCLC:226106643
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A History of Early Southeast Asia

A History of Early Southeast Asia
  • Author : Kenneth R. Hall
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release Date : 2010-12-28
  • ISBN : 9780742567627
GET THIS BOOKA History of Early Southeast Asia

This comprehensive history provides a fresh interpretation of Southeast Asia from 100 to 1500, when major social and economic developments foundational to modern societies took place on the mainland (Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam) and the island world (Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines). Incorporating the latest archeological evidence and international scholarship, Kenneth R. Hall enlarges upon prior histories of early Southeast Asia that did not venture beyond 1400, extending the study of the region to the Portuguese seizure of Melaka in 1511. Written for