The poster (email) is not available. 收藏推荐:
Arthur Cotterell, "Asia: A Concise History"
2011 | ISBN: 0470825049 | PDF | 450 pages | 16 MB
From one of the world's leading historian's comprehensive narrative of the 3,000 years that have formed Asia's people, culture, and global destiny
Tracing its origins in Mesopotamia to its modern role on the global geopolitical stage, historian Arthur Cotterell offers a compelling, lively, and readable account of one of the most culturally diverse, and often misunderstood, parts of the world. Beginning with the emergence of the world's earliest civilization in 3000 BC, Asia: A Concise History provides a fascinating look at the global convulsions?like the rise and fall of Assyria and Persia, the medieval states that flourished after the advent of Islam, and the modern transformations triggered by the lightning conquests of imperial Japan?that have shaped the continent.
Covers the great events and figures of Asian history, along with a look at the monumental remains that bear witness to those times: the ziggurats of Iraq, the Taj Mahal, the Great Wall of China, the temple of Angkor Wat
Includes fascinating slices of history, including funeral arrangements for Qin Shi Huangdi in 210 BC; an extract from Lord Macartney's journal of his 1793 diplomatic mission to the Qing emperor Qian Long; and Toyotomi Hideyoshi's edict of 1587 banning firearms in Japan
Features boxed inserts of special interest?like a Babylonian recipe for lamb stew circa 1500 BC
Contains over 100 illustrations, maps, and photos
Other books by Cotterell: The Minoan World, The First Emperor of China, The Encyclopedia of Mythology, and Chariot
Destined to become a reference staple for history buffs and students of Asian history, Asia: A Concise History offers readers a breathtaking narrative and wealth of detail that make the formative periods, key events, and personalities from this once remote part of the world come alive.
Download "Asia A Concise History"
浏览量：0 添加时间：2017-06-19 07:54:44, 更新时间：2017-06-19 07:54:44, shared by everest555
Search mirrors of "Asia A Concise History"...
Free Magazine Subscriptions & Technical Document Downloads
如果不能下载或者在“图书介绍”中找不到 "Asia A Concise History" 的下载链接请留言。下次访问本站时察看 所有留言 看是否有人已经更新了该书。
- Ebooks list page : 31662
- Asia A Concise History
- Asia: A Concise History (repost)
- Asia: A Concise History - Arthur Cotterell
- Asia- A Concise History by Arthur Cotterell
- Asia: A Concise History by Arthur Cotterell
- Asia: A Concise History
- Beijing: A Concise History (Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia)
- Hong Kong Cantopop A Concise History
- Central Asia in World History
- Central Asia in World History
- A Concise History of the World
- [PDF] A Concise History of Switzerland (Cambridge Concise Histories)
- [PDF] Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700 (Perspectives on the Global Past)
- [PDF] A Concise History of Kentucky
- [PDF] A Concise History of Computers, Smartphones and the Internet
- [PDF] Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Concise History of Western Art, 3rd edition
- [PDF] The Making of Australia: A Concise History
- [PDF] Dying for the Truth: The Concise History of Frontline War Reporting
- [PDF] Afghanistan and Central Asia: A Modern History
- [PDF] Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn