Sources of East Asian Tradition: The Modern Period by Wm. Theodore de BarySources of East Asian Tradition: The Modern Period by Wm. Theodore de Bary

Sources of East Asian Tradition: The Modern Period

byWm. Theodore de Bary

Paperback | July 15, 2008

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In Sources of East Asian Tradition, Wm. Theodore de Bary offers a selection of essential readings from his immensely popular anthologies Sources of Chinese Tradition, Sources of Korean Tradition, and Sources of Japanese Tradition so readers can experience a concise but no less comprehensive portrait of the social, intellectual, and religious traditions of East Asia. Volume 2 covers major events from 1600 to the present, including the initial contact of China, Korea, and Japan with the West; nineteenth- and twentieth-century reform movements in China, along with the Nationalist and Communist revolutions; Korea's encounter with imperialist Japan; and the Meiji Restoration, the emergence of political parties and liberalism, and the Sino-Japanese and Russo-Japanese wars. De Bary maintains his trademark balance of source materials, including seminal readings in the areas of history, society, politics, education, philosophy, and religion, thereby continuing his own tradition of providing an exceptional resource for teachers, scholars, students, and the general reader.

Wm. Theodore de Bary is the John Mitchell Mason Professor Emeritus and provost emeritus of Columbia University and past president of the Association for Asian Studies. He has written extensively on Confucianism in East Asia and is the coeditor of Sources of Chinese Tradition, Sources of Japanese Tradition, and Sources of Korean Tradit...
Title:Sources of East Asian Tradition: The Modern PeriodFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1192 pagesPublished:July 15, 2008Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0231143230

ISBN - 13:9780231143233


Table of Contents

PrefaceAcknowledgmentsContributorsPart IV. The Maturation of East Asian CivilizationsThe Maturation of China58. The Chinese Tradition in Retrospect59. Popular Values and Beliefs, by David Johnson60. Chinese Responses to Early Christian Contacts, by David Mungello61. Chinese Statecraft and the Opening of China to the West62. The Heavenly Kingdom of the TaipingsThe Tokugawa Peace63. Ieyasu and the Founding of the Tokugawa Shogunate, by Willem Boot64. Confucianism in the Early Tokugawa Period, by Willem Boot65. The Spread of Neo-Confucianism in Japan66. The Evangelic Furnace: Japan's First Encounter with the West, by J. S. A. Elisonas67. Confucian Revisionists, by Wm. Theodore de Bary, John A. Tucker68. Varieties of Neo-Confucian Education69. Popular Instruction70. "Dutch Learning," by Grant Goodman71. Eighteenth-Century Rationalism72. The Way of the Warrior II73. The National Learning Schools, by Peter Nosco74. Buddhism in the Tokugawa Period75. Orthodoxy, Protest, and Local Reform76. Forerunners of the Restoration77. The Debate over Seclusion and RestorationKorea in the Middle Choson Period78. Politics79. Education80. Reform Proposals81. The Encounter with the West82. Society83. Culture and National Identity84. Neo-Confucian PhilosophyPart V. East Asia in the Modern WorldJapan85. The Meiji Restoration86. Civilization and Enlightenment, by Albert Craig87. Popular Rights and Constitutionalism, by James Huffman88. Education in Meiji Japan, by Richard Rubinger89. Nationalism and Pan-Asianism90. The High Tide of Prewar Liberalism, by Arthur E. Tiedemann91. Socialism and the Left, by Andrew Barshay92. The Rise of Revolutionary Nationalism, by Marius Jansen93. Empire and War, by Peter DuusReform and Revolution in China94. Moderate Reform and the Self-Strengthening Movement, by K. C. Liu95. Radical Reform at the End of the Qing96. The Nationalist Revolution97. The New Culture Movement, by Wing-Tsit Chan98. The Communist Revolution99. Chinese Communist Praxis100. The Mao Regime101. Deng's "Modernization" and Its Critics, by R. Lufrano102. Twentieth-Century Christianity in China, by Julia Ching103. Reopening the Debate on Chinese TraditionPart VI. Postwar East AsiaJapan104. The Occupation Years, 1945-1952, by Marlene Mayo105. Democracy and High Growth 836, by Andrew Gordon106. The New Religions 849, by Helen Hardacre107. Japan and the World in Cultural Debate108. Gender Politics and Feminism, by Brett de Bary109. Thinking with the Past: History Writing in Modern Japan, by Carol GluckKorea110. Domestic Disquiet and Foreign Threats111. Negative Responses to Western Civilization112. Development of Enlightenment Thought113. The Tonghak Uprisings and the Kabo Reforms114. The Independence Club and the People' s Assembly115. Patriotic Movements116. National Culture During the Colonial Period117. The Nationalist Movement118. The Communist Movement119. Korea Since 1945BibliographyIndex

Editorial Reviews

Sources of Japanese Tradition has proved to be invaluable to the study of Japanese history and culture. Its publication is welcome news to teachers and students of Japanese civilization and all those who are interested in the origins of contemporary Japanese society and culture.