2 edition of Modern Asia found in the catalog.
M. N. Venkata Ramanappa
by South Asia Books
Written in English
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Review: "Intended for students and non-specialists, this six-volume set does an outstanding job of covering all aspects of modern Asia (economics, religion, technology, politics, education, the arts, environmental issues, international relations, and scientific advances). Recognizing that there is not one Asian culture but many, the editors have been careful to stress both the . This book builds on recent ground-breaking research on early modern Catholic missions, which has shown that missionaries in Asia cooperated with and accommodated the needs of local agents rather than being uncompromising promoters of post-Tridentine doctrine and devotion.
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Comprehensive and complete, Modern East Asia provides Modern Asia book with a thorough exploration of the progression of China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam throughout the modern period. The text is ideal for world history courses, especially those that focus on East : Mary Hanneman.
Modern East Asia details the history of the region while recognizing the intellectual, religious, artistic, economic and scientific contributions East Asians have made to the contemporary world. The three national narratives of China, Japan and Korea are told separately within each chapter, and the text emphasizes connections among them as well as the unique evolution of each Cited by: 1.
Drawing on the newest and most sophisticated historical research and scholarship in the field, Modern South Asia provides a challenging insight for those with an intellectual curiosity about the region.
After sketching the pre-modern history of the subcontinent, the book concentrates on the last three centuries/5(8). This book covers somewhat modern Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese history.
I was required to read and use this textbook during an East Asian class in college. I did use the book for the class at the beginning, but after a while I determined that the content was poorly organized and poorly by: 6. Providing new insights into the structure and ideology of the British raj, the meaning of subaltern resistance, the refashioning of social relations along the lines of caste, Modern Asia book, community and gender, the different strands of anti-colonial nationalism and the dynamics of decolonization, this is an essential resource for all students of the modern history of South by: Makers of Modern Asia (Harvard University Press) edited by Ramchandra Guha is a collection of 11 essays that aims to provide a socio-historical context to Asias economic advancement.
The essential thesis of the book is that in this fascination, obsession and enchantment with the economic growth of specific Asian countries, we have forgotten the political preconditions of /5.
This edited volume on radical dress reforms in East Asia takes a fresh look at the symbols and languages of modernity in dress and body. Dress reform movements around the turn of the twentieth century in the region have received little critical attention as.
Since its inception inModern Asian Studies has specialized in the publication of longer monographic essays whose theoretical claims are supported by rich empirical data. It also carries substantial synoptic review essays which summarize and critique the current state of a field of study, and it publishes special issues, forums, and roundtable discussions which explore.
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You can find online coupons, daily specials and customer reviews on our website. Jointly written by two leading Indian and Pakistani historians, Modern South Asia offers a rare depth of historical understanding of the politics, cultures and economies that shape the lives of more than a fifth of humanity.
After sketching the pre-modern history of the sub-continent, the book concentrates on the last three centuries/5. This beautifully constructed book is laid out so that you flip pages bottom-to-top instead of left-to-right, which, in itself, is oddly lovely. It was the New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book for and an Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA) Picture Book.
For courses in the history of East Asia. Modern East Asia details the history of the region while recognizing the intellectual, religious, artistic, economic and scientific contributions East Asians have made to the contemporary : On-line Supplement. "Drawing on the newest and most sophisticated historical research and scholarship in the field, Modern South Asia is written in an accessible style for all those with an intellectual curiosity 4/5(1).
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Drawing on the newest historical research and scholarship in the field, Modern South Asia provides challenging insights into the history of this fascinating region over the past three y authored by two leading Indian and Pakistani historians, it offers a rare depth of historical understanding of the politics, cultures, and economies that have shaped the Cited by: Epidemics in Modern Asia demonstrates that epidemics have provoked political, social, and cultural responses that have transformed modern Asian states and societies.
Peckham shows both the imperial continuities and the postcolonial ruptures in the health policies pursued by Asian Cited by: 9. Description: Modern Asian Studies promotes an understanding of contemporary Asia and its rich inheritance. Covering South Asia, South-East Asia, China, and Japan, this quarterly journal publishes original research articles concerned with the history, geography, politics, sociology, literature, economics, social anthropology and culture of the area.
The Best Modern Japanese Literature recommended by Linda Flores. East Asian Studies was regarded as something of a niche subject when I was a student, with only about a dozen students graduating with that major at my university.
This is the most modern book in your selection. It was just translated and published in English. China's economy is the story of the century, but the country remains difficult for Americans to understand.
These books bridge the : Scott Cendrowski. " Pan-Asian Sports and the Emergence of Modern Asia is a fascinating account of international sports events in 20th-century Asia. Truly transnational in its methodological approach, this pathbreaking study will be indispensable for everybody interested in the history of regionalism in Asia as well as the history of sports.".Buy This Book in Print summary This groundbreaking volume captures and analyzes the exhilarating and at times disorienting experience when scientists, government officials, educators, and the general public in East Asia tried to come to terms with the introduction of Western biological and medical sciences to the by: 1.This shared past is at the heart of this ambitious book, which traces the story of East Asia from the dawn of history to the twenty-first century.
The second edition has been imaginatively revised and expanded to place emphasis on cross-cultural interactions and connections, both within East Asia and beyond, with new material on Vietnam and Cited by: