East Asia: Identities and Change in the Modern World, 1700-present
In East Asia : Identities and Change in the Modern World, accomplished historian R. Keith Schoppa uses the prism of cultural identities to examine the four countries that make up the East Asian cultural sphere—China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam—from roughly 1700 to the present. This book explores modern East Asian history through the themes of identities and change.
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