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East Asia at the Center

East Asia at the Center
Author: Warren I. Cohen
ISBN 13: 9780231101097
ISBN 10: 231101090
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: 2000-10-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 516
List Price: $29.95

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.

James H. Bready

A detailed, general-reader overview of everything below Siberia and above the Himalayas, plus the offshore archipelagos and the march of Islam. With maps, time-lines and celebrity lists; without partisanship....East Asia at the Center is an intellectual feat.