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The Resource East Asia at the center : four thousand years of engagement with the world, Warren I. Cohen

East Asia at the center : four thousand years of engagement with the world, Warren I. Cohen

Label
East Asia at the center : four thousand years of engagement with the world
Title
East Asia at the center
Title remainder
four thousand years of engagement with the world
Statement of responsibility
Warren I. Cohen
Title variation
Four thousand years of engagement with the world
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cohen charts the course of cultural, intellectual, economic, and political developments in East Asia -- particularly China and Japan -- from the beginning of recorded time to the present day and examines such events as the rise and fall of key dynasties, the ascendance of the British empire, and the development of democracy in Asia
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cohen, Warren I
Dewey number
303.4/8259
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DS511
LC item number
.C786 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • East Asia
  • Southeast Asia
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • International relations
  • East Asia
  • Southeast Asia
  • Buitenlandse betrekkingen
  • Oost-Azië
  • Zuidoost-Azië
Label
East Asia at the center : four thousand years of engagement with the world, Warren I. Cohen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 485-502) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Maps; List of Tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. The Emergence of an International System in East Asia; In the Beginning There Was China; Other Rooms, Other Voices; Empire of the Han, Challenge of the Xiongnu; The Diffusion of Power; China; Korea; Japan; Southeast Asia; Conclusion; 2. Shadows Over Tang Splendor; The Sui; The Years of Tang Ascendance; Korea, Japan, and Southeast Asia; Conclusion; 3. East Asia Uncentered; Late Tang; The Tibetan Factor; The Demise of the Tang Dynasty; Northeast Asia; Southeast Asia
  • The Song Reunify ChinaKoryo; Japan; Southeast Asia in Turmoil; Conclusion; 4. The Mongol Ascendancy; Chinggis Khan and his sons; Khubilai Khan and the Chinese; Asian Resistance to Khubilai as Universal Ruler; The Last Days of the Yuan; Conclusion; 5. The Resurgence of Chinese Power and the Coming of Islam; Rise of the Ming; Koreans, Japanese, and Ryukyu Islanders; Southeast Asia and the Spread of Islam; Ming China on the Eve of the Portuguese Intrusion; Conclusion; 6. Europe and Japan Disrupt the East Asian International Order; Arrival of the Portuguese; The Ming Under Siege
  • The Rise of Japanese PowerOther Europeans: The Arrival of the Dutch and the English; Southeast Asia: Magnet for the West; Last Days of the Ming; Conclusion; 7. The Great Qing Empire; Rebuilding of the "Chinese" Empire; Japan and Korea; Southeast Asia in Flux; The Approach of the British Empire; Conclusion; 8. Triumph of the West; The British Are Coming; The Yanks Are Coming; France's Quest for Glory; Russia as a Pacific Power; And Then There Were the Dutch; Conclusion; 9. The Ascendance of Japan; Restoration and Self-strengthening in China; The Meiji Restoration; Japan Ascendant
  • The United States as an East Asian PowerThe Boxer War; In the Light of the Rising Sun; Conclusion; 10. Challenge to the West; Development of the Japanese Empire; The Rise of Chinese Nationalism; Nationalism Elsewhere in East Asia; Washington and Moscow Look to East Asia; Nationalist Revolution in China; Crisis in Manchuria; 11. War and Decolonization, 1932-1949; In The beginning It Was Manchuria; China Imperiled; War Comes to Asia; Japan's Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere; The War Ends in East Asia; Decolonization in Southeast Asia; Conclusion; 12. The Cold War In Asia
  • The Occupation of JapanRevolution in China; War in Korea; Southeast Asia and the Cold War; China, Taiwan, and the United States; Conclusion; 13. The Resurgence of East Asian Economic Power; Japan as Number 1; Little Dragons; Southeast Asia; China Joins the World Market Economy; The Japan That Can Say No; Conclusion; 14. On the Eve of the 21st Century; Disaster at Tiananmen; Democracy Comes to Taiwan; The Korean Peninsula: Democracy and Nuclear Weapons; Red Star Over Hong Kong; Crisis in Southeast Asia; Conclusion; Closing Thoughts; Notes; Further Reading; Index
Control code
51214668
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 516 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231502511
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt271p4k
  • 15fb57a3-2a50-4685-b8a2-c1c0c440a85b
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51214668
Label
East Asia at the center : four thousand years of engagement with the world, Warren I. Cohen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 485-502) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Maps; List of Tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. The Emergence of an International System in East Asia; In the Beginning There Was China; Other Rooms, Other Voices; Empire of the Han, Challenge of the Xiongnu; The Diffusion of Power; China; Korea; Japan; Southeast Asia; Conclusion; 2. Shadows Over Tang Splendor; The Sui; The Years of Tang Ascendance; Korea, Japan, and Southeast Asia; Conclusion; 3. East Asia Uncentered; Late Tang; The Tibetan Factor; The Demise of the Tang Dynasty; Northeast Asia; Southeast Asia
  • The Song Reunify ChinaKoryo; Japan; Southeast Asia in Turmoil; Conclusion; 4. The Mongol Ascendancy; Chinggis Khan and his sons; Khubilai Khan and the Chinese; Asian Resistance to Khubilai as Universal Ruler; The Last Days of the Yuan; Conclusion; 5. The Resurgence of Chinese Power and the Coming of Islam; Rise of the Ming; Koreans, Japanese, and Ryukyu Islanders; Southeast Asia and the Spread of Islam; Ming China on the Eve of the Portuguese Intrusion; Conclusion; 6. Europe and Japan Disrupt the East Asian International Order; Arrival of the Portuguese; The Ming Under Siege
  • The Rise of Japanese PowerOther Europeans: The Arrival of the Dutch and the English; Southeast Asia: Magnet for the West; Last Days of the Ming; Conclusion; 7. The Great Qing Empire; Rebuilding of the "Chinese" Empire; Japan and Korea; Southeast Asia in Flux; The Approach of the British Empire; Conclusion; 8. Triumph of the West; The British Are Coming; The Yanks Are Coming; France's Quest for Glory; Russia as a Pacific Power; And Then There Were the Dutch; Conclusion; 9. The Ascendance of Japan; Restoration and Self-strengthening in China; The Meiji Restoration; Japan Ascendant
  • The United States as an East Asian PowerThe Boxer War; In the Light of the Rising Sun; Conclusion; 10. Challenge to the West; Development of the Japanese Empire; The Rise of Chinese Nationalism; Nationalism Elsewhere in East Asia; Washington and Moscow Look to East Asia; Nationalist Revolution in China; Crisis in Manchuria; 11. War and Decolonization, 1932-1949; In The beginning It Was Manchuria; China Imperiled; War Comes to Asia; Japan's Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere; The War Ends in East Asia; Decolonization in Southeast Asia; Conclusion; 12. The Cold War In Asia
  • The Occupation of JapanRevolution in China; War in Korea; Southeast Asia and the Cold War; China, Taiwan, and the United States; Conclusion; 13. The Resurgence of East Asian Economic Power; Japan as Number 1; Little Dragons; Southeast Asia; China Joins the World Market Economy; The Japan That Can Say No; Conclusion; 14. On the Eve of the 21st Century; Disaster at Tiananmen; Democracy Comes to Taiwan; The Korean Peninsula: Democracy and Nuclear Weapons; Red Star Over Hong Kong; Crisis in Southeast Asia; Conclusion; Closing Thoughts; Notes; Further Reading; Index
Control code
51214668
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 516 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231502511
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt271p4k
  • 15fb57a3-2a50-4685-b8a2-c1c0c440a85b
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51214668

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