East Asia: A Cultural, Social, and Political History

East Asia: A Cultural, Social, and Political History

by Patricia Buckley Ebrey

ISBN-10: 1133606474
ISBN-13: 9781133606475
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Edition: 3 - 2013

Book Description
Written by top scholars in the field, EAST ASIA: A CULTURAL, SOCIAL, AND POLITICAL HISTORY, 3E delivers a comprehensive cultural, political, economic, and intellectual history of East Asia, while focusing on the narratives and histories of China, Japan, and Korea in a larger, global context. Full color inserts on such topics as food, clothing, and art objects illustrate the rich artistic heritage of East Asia. A range of primary source documents spotlights women's independence, students-turned-soldiers, and other stirring issues, while intriguing biographical sketches throughout highlight the lives of popular figures and ordinary people alike.