Modern East Asia: A Brief History (Second Edition)

This compelling text explores the development of China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam from their traditions and commonalties in 1600, through industrialization and state building, to each country s response to modernization in a global environment This author team combines strong research with extensive classroom teaching experience to offer a clear, consistent, and highly reThis compelling text explores the development of China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam from their traditions and commonalties in 1600, through industrialization and state building, to each country s response to modernization in a global environment This author team combines strong research with extensive classroom teaching experience to offer a clear, consistent, and highly readable text that is accessible to students with no previous knowledge of the history of East Asia.
Modern East Asia A Brief History Second Edition This compelling text explores the development of China Japan Korea and Vietnam from their traditions and commonalties in through industrialization and state building to each country s respon

  • Title: Modern East Asia: A Brief History (Second Edition)
  • Author: Conrad Schirokauer Donald N. Clark
  • ISBN: 9780618920709
  • Page: 118
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Modern East Asia: A Brief History (Second Edition)”

    1. This title describes modern history of Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam. The strongest point of this book is that it includes a wider perspective than other books that focus on the history of an specific country. The depth of the book is limited because its ambitious table of contents. However, I would say that this book is a very worthy reading for those who want to learn about the most important events of modern East Asian history and it is also recommendable for specialists that focus [...]

    2. This was my textbook for a General Education Cluster on East Asia as a 1st year undergraduate. It's pretty informative, and it nicely covers all four countries of China, Japan, Korea, AND Vietnam, which I'm told that not many textbooks do.

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