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A History of East Asia: From the Origins of Civilization to the Twenty-First Century

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Charles Holcombe begins this extraordinarily ambitious book by asking the question 'What is East Asia?' In the modern age, many of the features that made the region - now defined as including China, Japan, and Korea - distinct have been submerged by the effects of revolution, politics or globalization. Yet, as an ancient civilization, the region had both an historical and cultural coherence. It shared a Confucian heritage, some common approaches to Buddhism, a writing system that is deeply imbued with ideas and meaning, and ...

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A History of East Asia: From the Origins of Civilization to the Twenty-First Century
2017, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107544895

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2017, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

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A History of East Asia: From the Origins of Civilization to the Twenty-First Century
2010, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

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2010, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

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