3 edition of A short history of the Far East. found in the catalog.
A short history of the Far East.
Latourette, Kenneth Scott
|LC Classifications||DS511 .L3 1957|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||754|
|LC Control Number||57005222|
The Silk Road is one of the oldest and most important routes in trade history. Its network of interlinking trade routes stretched some 6, kilometres from Europe through central Asia to the Far East. Transportation on the silk road reached its peak during the Byzantine period. The war in the Far East truly internationalised the war being fought in Europe. The war taking place in Europe took on a new dimension in December when Japan attacked the American naval base at Pearl Harbor. War in the Far East now made the Second World War truly global. Today it seems astonishing .
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The first actual network operation by AFRS in the Far East dates from August , when WVTR, Tokyo began feeding WVTQ, Osaka four hours a week, by means of land lines Prior to that, the so-called Far East Network and its predecessor Jungle Network had fed news and special events by short wave, but in general the term "network" had been a misnomer. This Study Guide consists of approximately 35 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Far and the Near. Wolfe's "The Far and the Near" starts out with a description of a little town, which contains a small.
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A Short History of the Far East book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(3). A guide to the history, economics, culture, and politics of the area with emphasis upon Japan and China.
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The West has always had a fascination with Asia which they called the Far East. From the stories told by sailors and travellers and the exotic items and food brought back from their journeys, Asia represented a land of mystery where the natives had different values and led another way of : No author.
The History of East Asia encompasses the histories of China, Japan and Korea from prehistoric times to the present. East Asia is not uniform and each of its countries has a different national history, but scholars maintain that the region is also characterized by a distinct pattern of historical development.
This is evident in the interrelationship among East Asian countries, which not only. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://tjh97 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library The Far East: A Concise History summarizes the history of three Far East or East Asian countries — China, Japan, and Korea.
This book begins with an introduction to the three Asian countries’ geographical features, climatic conditions, agricultural features, racial affinities, heritage, common linguistic features, and common political Edition: 1.
Short History of the Middle East, A Paperback – 25 Feb. There must be better short histories of the Middle East than this volume, which falls far short of this reviewer's expectations. Read more. 8 people found this helpful.
Helpful. Comment Report abuse/5(4). Books shelved as far-east: Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden, Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami, After Dark by.
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Short description: Russian folk tales of Siberia about the heroes Folklore of Siberia in the Far East Book of the Ussr\Russkie narodnie skazki Sibiri o bogatiriah Folklor Sibiri Dalnego Vostoka Kniga Sssr, n/a, We have thousands of titles and often several copies of each title may be available.
Sherman E. Lee's A History of Far Eastern Art, for decades regarded as the premier compendium of the visual arts of Asia, is the only book of its scope in English -- a one-volume account that covers art from the Indus River to Japan and Java between the fifth millennium B.C.E.
and C.E. It offers a clear and comprehensive study of the three major artistic traditions of Asia -- Indian 3/5(1). South East Asia is taken in this history to include the countries of the Asian mainland south of China, from Burma in the west to Vietnam in the east and the islands from Sumatra in the west to the Philippines and New Guinea in the east.
It does not include Taiwan (Formosa), whose history seems to be more naturally part of that of Size: KB. About this Item: BROCKHAUS, F.A. (illustrator). VINACKE, H.M. A HISTORY OF THE FAR EAST IN MODERN TIMES. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 8vo.
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Plot Summary. Wolfe's "The Far and the Near" starts out with a description. The Far East is a geographical term in English that usually refers to East Asia, the Russian Far East (part of North Asia), and Southeast Asia. South Asia is sometimes also included for economic and cultural reasons.
The term "Far East" came into use in European geopolitical discourse in the 12th century, denoting the Far East as the "farthest" of the three "easts", beyond the Near East and Burmese: အရှေ့ဖျား ဒေသ.
Description: This course examines the major trends in the development of civilization in East Asia from prehistory to the end of the sixteenth East Asia is generally understood to comprise China, Korea, Japan, and Vietnam, due to limitations of time, the course will focus primarily on developments in Chinese history and their impact on the wider region.
Get this from a library. Peoples and nations of the Far East and Pacific: a short history of each country in the Far East, Australasia, and the Pacific and Indian oceans.
[Sheila Fairfield] -- Presents a brief history of each country in the Far East, Australasia, and the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Absorbingly interesting and revealing for anyone who has traveled- or even read extensively -- in the Far East, this book makes the arts of the Orient more meaningful.
While the text is excellent, the illustrations (for the most part closely connected) provide a concentrated course in the subject. A short outline of the history of the Far Eastern Republic by Dalnevostochnaia Respublika. Publication date Topics Eastern question (Far East) Publisher Washington, D.C.: The Special delegation of the Far Eastern Republic to the United States of America Collection cdl; americanaPages: THE FAR EAST BOOK CO., LTD.
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