A History of Asia places an emphasis on social history, paying particular attention to cultural and religious trends and offering explicit comparisons among the. Written by leading scholar Rhoads Murphey, the book uses an engaging, the new edition of A History of Asia continues as a leader in its field. A History of Asia is the only text to cover the area known as “monsoon Asia”– India, Written by leading scholar Rhoads Murphey, the book’s extensive analysis.
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Additionally, a timeline and discussion questions have been added to murpheu chapter, making the book even more student friendly. Overall, I had a great time reading this book and am very please it is now part of my reference collection for future discussions and lookups.
Want to Read saving…. Stephanie S rated it it was amazing Mar 12, Overall rating No ratings yet 0. Volume 1, To Contents by Country or Histroy. Popular because of its scope and coverage, as well as its illustrations, maps, and many boxed primary sources, the new edition of A History of Asia continues as a leader in its field.
Jun 12, Carlos rated it liked it Shelves: Ch’ing China Chinese cities civilization colonial Communist Confucian conquest continued court culture Delhi Delhi sultanate developed dominant Dutch dynasty earlier early East economic efforts elite emperor empire especially Europe European foreign Hindu Hinduism imperial India Indonesia Indus irrigation Islam Japan Japanese kingdoms Korea Kuomintang land later major Manchuria Marathas ment merchants military Ming modern Mongol monsoon Mughal Muslim nese nomads north China northern official originally peasants Peking period political population ports Portuguese probably Rajputs religion remained rice rival river rule rulers Shang Shinto ships Sikhs Sinkiang society Southeast Asia southern spread success Sumer Sung Tang Taoism temples tion trade traditional troops ture University Press urban Valley Vietnam West Western women Yangtze York.
Dan rated it it was amazing Jan 07, Did Singapore Have to Fall? Introduction Monsoon Asia as a Unit of Study. Reading for my Far East history class. China In World History. Monsoon Asia as a Unit of Study 1.
Crystal Cho rated it it was hidtory Jul 24, Gideon Kipkoech rated it really liked it Feb 06, Written by leading scholar Rhoads Murphey, the book uses an engaging, lively tone to chronicle the complex political, social, intellectual, and economic histories of this area. Kylie Gower rated it did not like it Nov 24, Its a textbook, but I found it drawn out and boring, as a historian that is not a good thing.
A History of Asia
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Overall it was ok but wished there was a different textbook for my graduate course. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. At Kobo, aasia try to ensure that published reviews asiaa not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.
Mark Joseph rated it it was amazing Dec rhoadx, Account Options Sign in. This book was really good in giving the reader a notion of the history of Asiw, but although Murphey does a splendid job of discussion the intricate history of this most-populous of continents, the amount of information is such that the reader will almost certainly feel overwhelmed. Return to Book Page. Its extensive analysis integrates the complex and diverse political, social, intellectual, and economic histories of this area with an engaging and lively style.
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