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Author Holcombe, Charles, 1956-

Title A history of East Asia : from the origins of civilization to the twenty-first century / Charles Holcombe.

Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  950 HOLC    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxiv, 430 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 377-403) and index.
Contents Introduction: What is East Asia? -- The origins of civilization in East Asia -- The formative era -- The age of cosmopolitanism -- The creation of a community : China, Korea, and Japan (7th-10th centuries) -- Mature independent trajectories (10th-16th centuries) -- Early-modern East Asia (16th-18th centuries) -- The nineteenth-century encounter of civilizations -- The age of Westernization (1900-1929) -- The dark valley (1930-1945) -- Japan since 1945 -- Korea since 1945 -- China since 1945 -- Afterword.
Summary "The interconnections among three distinct, yet related societies are at the heart of this book, which traces the story of East Asia from the dawn of history to the present"--Provided by publisher.
Subject East Asia -- History.
East Asia -- Civilization.
ISBN 9780521515955 (hardback)
0521515955 (hardback)
9780521731645 (paperback)
052173164X (paperback)