By G Lowes Dickinson
This quantity provides an account of the author’s travels in the course of 1912-13 making specific observe of the features of Indian, chinese language and eastern societies and the influence upon them of touch with the West. even if necessarily dated in a few of its perspectives, the amount still presents a good place to begin for comparisons among East and West and the strengths and weaknesses of the person cultures, be it in politics, literature or the humanities.
Read or Download An Essay on the Civilisations of India, China and Japan (Routledge Library Editions: Japan) PDF
Similar asian history books
Imperialism in Southeast Asia examines its topic opposed to a backdrop of these international locations that can at a given time be known as imperialist: Britain, France, Spain, the Netherlands and the united states. studying the imperialist phenomenon from this wide-ranging standpoint finds imperialism as pushed via contention; it additionally allows comparability: imperialism has components in universal, but differs in response to the territory during which it operates.
The early Salvation military professed its dedication to sexual equality in ministry and management. actually, its founding structure proclaimed girls had the best to evangelise and carry any workplace within the association. yet did they? ladies in God’s military is the 1st research of its variety dedicated to the serious research of this significant declare.
A wealthy number of basic fabrics, the multivolume information of Empire offers a documentary background of nineteenth-century British imperialism from the Indian subcontinent to the Suez Canal to southernmost Africa. Barbara Harlow and Mia Carter have conscientiously chosen a various diversity of texts that tune the debates over imperialism within the ranks of the army, the corridors of political strength, the lobbies of missionary agencies, the halls of royal geographic and ethnographic societies, the boardrooms of buying and selling businesses, the editorial places of work of significant newspapers, and far-flung components of the empire itself.
First released in 1969. comprises a few of Joseph Needham's most vital essays, lectures and pronounces at the heritage of chinese language technology, know-how and tradition. additionally integrated are a few extra own options influenced through his personal travels and studies in China, together with a couple of poems. The e-book discusses the precious social and highbrow affects that have flowed to Europe from South in addition to East Asia, and means that the occasions of the 20th century have been a traditional improvement of chinese language heritage, no longer a deviation from it.
- Politics and Religion in Modern Japan: Red Sun, White Lotus
- The Aftermath of Partition in South Asia (Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia)
- New Developments in Asian Studies (Studies from the International Institute for Asian Studies)
- Sunshine in Korea: The South Korean Debate over Polices Toward North Korea: The South Korean Debate Over Policies Toward North Korea
Additional info for An Essay on the Civilisations of India, China and Japan (Routledge Library Editions: Japan)
An Essay on the Civilisations of India, China and Japan (Routledge Library Editions: Japan) by G Lowes Dickinson