A History of Asia

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HarperCollins College Publishers, 1996 - Asia - 461 pages
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A History of Asia places an emphasis on social history, paying particular attention to cultural and religious trends and offering explicit comparisons among the major Asian traditions and between Asia and the western world. The second edition includes a new chapter on Japan, increased coverage of social history, urban history, women, and the environment, and an updated bibliography.

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User Review  - Carlos Burga - Goodreads

This book was really good in giving the reader a notion of the history of Asia, but although Murphey does a splendid job of discussion the intricate history of this most-populous of continents, the ... Read full review

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We ought to know the story of how we came to live we do now. Read full review

Contents

Introduction Monsoon Asia as a Unit of Study
1
Prehistoric Asia
9
The Civilization of Ancient India
21
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About the author (1996)

Murphey is Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman, and Modern Greek Studies, University of Birmingham, England.

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