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Thursday, August 6, 2020 | History

6 edition of Modern China and Japan found in the catalog.

Modern China and Japan

a brief history

by Conrad Schirokauer

  • 240 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • China -- History -- Qing dynasty, 1644-1912.,
    • China -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Japan -- History -- Tokugawa period, 1600-1868.,
    • Japan -- History -- Meiji period, 1868-1912.,
    • Japan -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementConrad Schirokauer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS754 .S35 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 358 p. :
      Number of Pages358
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3795336M
      ISBN 100155598708
      LC Control Number81085111

        Zen and Japanese Culture (Mythos: The Princeton/Bollingen Series in World Mythology), by Daisetz T. Suzuki: There can be no authentic discussion of Japanese culture without a basic understanding of its primary DNA component, Zen the other books on this list, Zen and Japanese Culture zooms in on the direct relationship between old-world Zen Buddhism and modern Japanese .   Modern Japanese Short Stories (Tuttle Publishing, ) Here is another excellent and thorough collection of 25 short stories. In the forward, the book’s editor, Ivan Morris, who translated some.

      A New Literary History of Modern China. Edited by David Der-wei Wang. Featuring over Chinese and non-Chinese contributors, this landmark volume, edited by David Der-wei Wang, explores unconventional forms as well as traditional genres, emphasizes Chinese authors’ influence on foreign writers as well as China’s receptivity to outside literary influences, and offers vibrant contrasting. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Read, borrow, and discover more than 3M books for free.

      Rokka No Yuusha is a good Mystery based fantasy book from Japan due in America soon (they haven't set a schedule yet). It doesn't take place in Japan though, just a fantasy world. =(There's a lot of series in Japan about being stuck in a virtual reality world. The book is considered a masterpiece and regarded by some as one of the first modern novels. Translations of the work vary in style, form and quality—variation resulting from idioms, grammatical idiosyncrasies and poetic structures needing to be wrested back from a form of the Japanese language used nearly 1, years ago.


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Modern China and Japan by Conrad Schirokauer Download PDF EPUB FB2

: Modern China and Japan: Brief History (): Schirokauer, Conrad: BooksFormat: Paperback. : Japan, China, and the Modern World Economy: Toward a Reinterpretation of East Asian Development ca. to ca. (): Moulder, Frances V Cited by: The two-volume book studies the economic and industrial development of Japan and China in modern times and draws distinctions between the different paths of industrialization and economic modernization taken in the two countries, based on statistical materials, quantitative analysis and multivariate statistical first volume analyses the relationship between technological.

Well-written, compact, light-weight, and affordable, these books are the perfect starting point to any topic – and this edition is a great and concise introduction to Modern China; especially since it’s been written by the acclaimed Rana Mitter.

(BTW the Introduction to Modern Japan by the excellent Chris Goto-Jones is also to be recommended.). Rana Mitter is Modern China and Japan book of the History and Politics of Modern China and Director of the University China Centre at the University of Oxford.

He is the author or editor of several books, including The Manchurian Myth: Nationalism, Resistance, and Collaboration in Modern China (University of California Press, ) and A Bitter Revolution: China's Struggle with the Modern World (OUP, ).Cited by:   This volume ties together the histories of Japan and China for the modern period prior to the 20th century.

The chapters look at Chinese and Japanese works which were written in response to events in the other country. None of these works has received any sustained attention in the west.

As a result we get a view of how Chinese and Japanese saw each other at a time when there were few. The Cambridge Illustrated History of China by Patricia Buckley Ebrey. This book offers a broad overview of China’s rich history; from the rise of Buddhism and Confucianism to the development of the Mongol and Manchu dynasties to the modern communist state, Ebrey integrates Chinese literature, arts, culture, economics, politics, and gender studies as she analyzes the key events that.

Ezra F. Vogel is the author of numerous books on Japan and China, including Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China (Harvard), which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography, winner of the Lionel Gelber Prize, and a Best Book of the Year in the Economist, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington s:   The book is a revelation about a period in China which seems to be expunged from history in China itself.

Modern Chinese history seems to begin with Sun Yat Sen in the s. This was clearly not the case according to the ample evidence of this book. Japan has long learned many things from Chinese civilization, and since the modern era China began to learn from Japan.

In the twenty-first century, however, China surpassed Japan in terms of GDP in to become the world’s second largest economy. : Modern Women in China and Japan: Gender, Feminism and Global Modernity Between the Wars (Library of Modern China Studies) (): Gulliver, Katrina: BooksCited by: 6.

Concentrating on the period following Admiral Perry's visit in the s, this encyclopedia examines the historical events, leaders, and societal pressures in the country's past that affected Japan's entry into the modern age. Like its companion volume, the encyclopedia covers important political topics, the arts, religion, business, literature, education, journalism, and other major social.

Christianity in China appeared in the 7th century, during the Tang dynasty, but did not take root until it was reintroduced in the 16th century by Jesuit missionaries. Today, it comprises Catholics, Protestants, Evangelicals and a small number of Orthodox gh its history in China is not as ancient as Taoism, Mahayana Buddhism or Confucianism, Christianity, through various ways.

This book is seeming less and less timely by the week as Japan continues to decline relative to China as the rising Eastern power du jour.

Nevertheless, with the increasingly controversial Abe Shinzo in power and tensions mounting over a few lumps of rock called the Senkakus (or Diaoyus, depending who you ask), Japan remains no insignificant /5(49).

“A pathbreaking study of an important but long neglected topic, this book is a fascinating read and invaluable resource for anyone with an interest in law, empire and history in modern East Asia.” —Dani Botsman, Professor of History, Yale University, author, Punishment and Power in the Making of Modern JapanAuthor: Douglas Clark.

The first mention of the Japanese archipelago was in the Chinese historic text Book of Later Han, in the y in which it was noted that the Emperor of the Han dynasty gave a golden seal to Wa (Japan).The King of Na gold seal was discovered in northern Kyūshū in the eighteenth century.

From then on Japan was repeatedly recorded in Chinese historical texts, at first sporadically, but. Securing Japan: Tokyo’s Grand Strategy and the Future of East Asia: Richard J.

Samuels: Cornell University Press: Thought and Behavior in Modern Japanese Politics: Masao Maruyama: Oxford University Press: The Turbulent Decade: Confronting the Refugee Crises of the s: Sadako Ogata: W.

Norton & Company: The U.S.-Japan. The best books on Years of Modern China recommended by Rana Mitter. In OctoberChina’s last imperial dynasty fell. The legacy of that revolution remains deeply ambiguous in today’s People’s Republic.

China scholar Rana Mitter tells us about the country’s tumultuous changes from to the present day. Interview by Alec Ash. “The Art of Modern China is a long-awaited, much-needed survey. The authors’ combined experience in this field is exceptional.

In addition to presenting key arguments for students and arts professionals, Andrews and Shen enliven modern Chinese art for all readers. Since modern Japan history is interwoven with the history of China, Russia, Korea and in the later phase - the world history, this book must be read together with other references in order to 4/5(33).

Waiting by Chinese-American novelist Ha Jin won the National Book Award for its slow-burn of a story, concerning a doctor divided between two women, one associated with the New China and the other the ancient traditions of his people.

Its universal conflict between society and the values of the individual mean that it transcends the specific Chinese history that informs it.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xix, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: China under the Manchus --Tokugawa Japan --East Asia and modern Europe: first encounters --The intrusion of the West: China --The intrusion of the West: Japan --The emergence of modern Japan: --Self-strengthening in China: --End of the old order and .A Modern History of Japan A Hundred Years of Japanese Film Dreaming Pachinko The last five on the list are on Japan but not by Japanese authors so not sure which of those would fit best on this list (please delete if you feel necessary, it will not offend me).

I own all those books .