Comparative History of Civilizations in Asia: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Comparative History of Civilizations in Asia

1st Edition

By Edward L. Farmer

Routledge

544 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Paperback: 9780367156442
pub: 2020-03-30
SAVE ~$9.99
Available for pre-order. Item will ship after 30th March 2020
$49.95
$39.96
x
Hardback: 9780367006570
pub: 2019-05-07
SAVE ~$31.99
$159.95
$127.96
x
eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429036439
pub: 2019-03-05
from $24.98


FREE Standard Shipping!

Description

This book gives an overview of all of Asian history from the eastern borders of Europe to the Pacific and from the birth of civilization to the present. It provides a broad framework and flexible method for thinking about the history of the people of Asia.

Table of Contents

Preface to Volumes I and II -- Introduction to Volumes I and II -- Glossary -- The Birth of Civilization in Asia -- The Political Organization of Civilized Societies -- The Crisis and Ethical Protest in the Mid-First Millennium b.c. -- The Rise of Universal Empires during the First Millennium b.c. -- The Persistence of Empire in the Face of Change -- The Rise of Universal Religions -- The Regional Fragmentation of Civilizations -- Eurasian Integration under Central Asian Dominance -- Early Modern Empires in Asia

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies