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Asia in Western and World History: A Guide for Teaching : A Guide for Teaching - Ainslie T. Embree

Asia in Western and World History: A Guide for Teaching

A Guide for Teaching

Paperback Published: 28th August 1997
ISBN: 9781563242656
Number Of Pages: 768
For Ages: 18 years old

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This comprehensive volume provides teachers and students with broad and stimulating perspectives on Asian history and its place in world and Western history. Essays by over forty leading scholars suggest many new ways of incorporating Asian history, from ancient to modern times, into core curriculum history courses. Now featuring "Suggested Resources for Maps to Be Used in Conjunction with Asia in Western and World History".

Preface
Asia in Western History
Introduction
Asia in Western History
The Shape of the World: Eurasia
Brief Syllabus of Asia in Western History
Asian Influences on the West
Essays
The Beginnings of Contact and Interdependence: Western Asia and the West
Interfusion of Asian and Western Cultures: Islamic Civilization and Europe to 1500
The Mongols and the West
Asia and the West in the New World Economy-Limited Thalassocracies: The Portuguese and Dutch in Asia, 1498-1700
From Trading Companies to Free Trade Imperialism: The British and Their Rivals in Asia, 1700-1850
Asia in Western Thought-Some Suggested Readings Enlightenment and Early British Imperial Views
Images of the Other: Asia in Nineteenth-Century Western Thought, Hegel, Marx, and Weber
The Rise and Fall of Western Empire in Asia: 1500-1975
Asia and the West in the Twentieth-Century World Order
Asia in World History
Introduction
Asia in World History
Essays
The Neolithic Transition: Hunting-Gathering to Sedentary Village Farming and Pastoralism
Primary Civilization in Asia
The Origins of Civilization in China
Contrasts and Comparisons: Zhou China and Ancient Greece
The Spread of Power: Empires East and West
Empire in East Asia
Systematizing the Transcendental: The Emergence of Religions and World Views
The Analects of Confucius
Religions and World Views in Asian and World History
The Era of Asian Discovery: Trade and the Contact of Cultures
China, 300-1200
Song China
Japan, 550-838
India, 100 BCE-1500
Separate Spheres and New Links: A New Stage in World History, 1000-1500
The Case of China
The Case of Japan
The Rise of an Interdependent World, 1500-1990
The Expansion of Europe, 1450-1700
Japan and the West, 1543-1640
Europe and the World in an Expanding World Economy, 1700-1850
China and the World, 1500-1800
China and the World Economy, 1500-1800
An Approach to Modern Indian Economic History, 1800-1947
Modern Asia, 1600-1900-Tokugawa Japan, 1600-1867
Five Myths about Early Modern Japan, 1600-1867
Qing China, 1644-1911
Modern Japan, 1868-1990
Modern China
Modern India
Modern Korea
Themes in Asian History
South Asian History: A Cursory Review
Themes in Southeast Asia History
The Sinic World
Themes in Chinese History
China in the Context of World History
Some Misconceptions about Chinese History
Themes in Japanese History
Themes in Korean History
Asia and Latin America in the Context of World History
Japan and America in the Context of World History
Postscript. Asia and the West: A Concrete Panoply of Intercultural Exchange
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ISBN: 9781563242656
ISBN-10: 1563242656
Series: Columbia Project on Asia in the Core Curriculum
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
For Ages: 18 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 768
Published: 28th August 1997
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 5.72
Weight (kg): 1.34

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