The Asian World, 600-1500

The Asian World, 600-1500

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Drawing on numerous primary sources, this volume covers the history of Asia from the reunification of China under the Sui and Tang dynasties from the fifth century CE to Choson Korea in the 16th century, also covering other parts of the continent including India and Japan. This book is designed to serve the seventh grade social studies curriculum in California and other states. The Medieval and Early Modern World tells the colorful story of a pivotal period in human history, an era that is crucial to understanding our own times. The expansion of trade and city life, the spread and reform of religious institutions, the rise of regional empires and local feudal regimes, and revolutionary advances in science and technology laid the foundation for the modern world. Told through the words and experiences of the people who lived it- kings, queens, and commoners, priests and lay people, explorers, scientists, artists, and world travelers- this is a world history for a new generation.Life in Genghis Khana#39;s Mongolia. ... Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1991. Gilchrist, Cherry, and Nilesh Mistry. Stories from the Silk Road. Cambridge, Mass.: Barefoot Books, 1999. Gray, J. E. B., and Rosamund Fowler. Tales from India. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. [tt] Keene ... Life along the Silk Road.

Title:The Asian World, 600-1500
Author:Roger V. Des Forges, John S. Major
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 2006-02-24


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