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The Genesis of East Asia, 221 B.C.-A.D. 907 / Charles Holcombe.

Author/creator Holcombe, Charles, 1956-
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoHonolulu : Association for Asian Studies and University of Hawai'i Press,
Descriptionviii, 332 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
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Subject(s)
Series Asian interactions and comparisons
Contents Machine generated contents note: ONE -- INTRODUCTION 1 TWO -- E PLURIBUS SERICUM 8 -- China, Plural 1 1 -- The Sinification of China (How China Became Chinese) 18 -- "The More Things Change ": The Tenacity of Diversity 25 THREE -- CIVILIZING MISSION: CONCEIVING EAST ASIA 30 -- Mission Civilisatrice 38 -- The Diplomatic Order 53 -- Back from Babel: The Kanji Sphere 60 FOUR -- BEYOND EAST ASIA: GLOBAL CONNECTIONS 78 -- Foreign Trade 78 -- Buddhist Internationalization 94 FIVE -- NUCLEAR IMPLOSION 109 -- The Fourth-Century "Barbarization" of Northern China 116 -- Re-Genesis: Urban Nomads, Sui and Tang 128 I X -- BEFORE VIETNAM 145 -- Southern Yue 145 -- Imperial Entrep6t 151 -- Orphan Empire 155 SEVEN -- THE BIRTH OF KOREA 165 -- Chinese Colonies 165 -- Native Diversity 168 -- Singular Korea 173 EIGHT -- JAPAN: INSULAR EAST ASIA 183 -- Immigration 183 -- Becoming Japanese 194 -- A Separate Sun-Japan's All-under-Heaven 201 NINE -- CONCLUSION: SINIFICATION AND ITS DISCONTENTS 215 ENDNOTES 229 SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY 263 INDEX 325.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [263]-323) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 00066664
ISBN0824824156 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0824824652 (pbk.)

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