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Modern East Asia: A Cultural, Social and Political History

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Designed for the East Asian history course, this text features the latest scholarship on the region's cultural, political, economic, and intellectual history. Coverage is balanced among East Asian countries, with approximately 20 percent of the text focused on Korea, an area that has become increasingly important in world politics. Special attention is devoted to gender an

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Paperback, 333 pages
Published August 9th 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company
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Aug 07, 2011 Betsy rated it it was ok
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Complete overview of the modern day East Asian countries. good for an intro course
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Read this for an Intro to East Asian History course in college. Not the most exciting reading, but fairly comprehensive.
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Not a bad textbook. Interesting stories and photos.
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Patricia Buckley Ebrey is an American historian specializing in cultural and gender issues during the Chinese Song Dynasty. Ebrey obtained her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Chicago in 1968 and her Masters and PhD from Columbia University in 1970 and 1975, respectively. Upon receiving her PhD, Ebrey was hired as visiting assistant professor at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. S ...more
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