Sources of East Asian Tradition by Wm. Theodore De Bary
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Sources of East Asian Tradition
By Wm. Theodore De Bary

Sources of East Asian Tradition

The Modern Period

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Sources of East Asian Tradition by Wm. Theodore De Bary

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In Sources of East Asian Tradition, Wm. Theodore de Bary offers a selection of essential readings from his immensely popular anthologies Sources of Chinese Tradition, Sources of Korean Tradition, and Sources of Japanese Tradition so readers can experience a concise but no less comprehensive portrait of the social, intellectual, and religious traditions of East Asia. Volume 2 covers major events from 1600 to the present, including the initial contact of China, Korea, and Japan with the West; nineteenth- and twentieth-century reform movements in China, along with the Nationalist and Communist revolutions; Korea's encounter with imperialist Japan; and the Meiji Restoration, the emergence of political parties and liberalism, and the Sino-Japanese and Russo-Japanese wars. De Bary maintains his trademark balance of source materials, including seminal readings in the areas of history, society, politics, education, philosophy, and religion, thereby continuing his own tradition of providing an exceptional resource for teachers, scholars, students, and the general reader.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780231143233
ISBN-10: 0231143230
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 54mm)
Pages: 1192
Imprint: Columbia University Press
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publish Date: 20-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Sources of East Asian Tradition by Wm. Theodore De Bary Sources of East Asian Tradition, Paperback (June 2008)

Takes a look at the writings from the earliest times to 1600; the origins of Korean culture and political structures, up through the Choson dynasty; and developments in early and medieval Japan. This book includes readings in the areas of history, society, politics, education, philosophy, and religion.

Sources of Japanese Tradition by Wm. Theodore De Bary Sources of Japanese Tradition, Hardback (October 2003)

A sourcebook for readers and scholars interested in Japan from eighteenth century to post-World War II period. It presents writings from modern Japan's philosophers, religious figures, writers, and political leaders. It also offers introductory essays and commentary to assist in understanding documents' historical setting and significance.

Sources of Chinese Tradition by Wm. Theodore De Bary Sources of Chinese Tradition, Paperback (January 2000)

A collection of primary readings on the social, intellectual, and religious traditions of China, this text provides a resource for scholars and students and an introduction for general readers.

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Author Biography - Wm. Theodore De Bary

Wm. Theodore de Bary is the John Mitchell Mason Professor Emeritus and provost emeritus of Columbia University and past president of the Association for Asian Studies. He has written extensively on Confucianism in East Asia and is the coeditor of Sources of Chinese Tradition, Sources of Japanese Tradition, and Sources of Korean Tradition.

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