Both comprehensive and captivating, EAST ASIA: A CULTURAL, SOCIAL, AND POLITICAL HISTORY, VOLUME II: FROM 1600, 3E features the latest scholarship on the cultural, political, economic, and intellectual history of China, Japan, and Korea--giving special emphasis to gender and material culture. Full c... more
Extremely student friendly, EAST ASIA: A CULTURAL, SOCIAL, AND POLITICAL HISTORY, VOLUME II: FROM 1600, 3E offers an engaging two-color design, large photos that include four-color inserts, and chapter organization that provides a straightforward chronology.
The Third Edition presents just the righ... more
Expanded material on culture includes new coverage of Japanese portrait statues and matchlocks as well as China's recent high-speed trains.
Intriguing new biographies spotlight a Korean interpreter, a Japanese radical samurai, and a Chinese geomancer.
The Third Edition has added documents from WIL... more