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Descending Dragon, Rising Tiger
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Vu Hong Lien, Peter Sharrock
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-15 - Publisher: Reaktion Books

Outside of its war with the United States, Vietnam’s past has often been neglected and understudied. Whether as an aspiring subordinate or a rebel province, Vietnam has been viewed by most historians in relation to its larger neighbor to the north, China. Seeking to reshape these accounts, Descending Dragon, Rising
A History of East Asia
Language: en
Authors: Charles Holcombe
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-11 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Charles Holcombe begins by asking the question 'what is East Asia?' In the modern age, many of the features that made the region - now defined as including China, Japan, Korea and Vietnam - distinct have been submerged by the effects of revolution, politics or globalization. Yet, as an ancient
The Origins of Higher Learning
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: Roy Lowe, Yoshihito Yasuhara
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-04 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Higher education has become a worldwide phenomenon where students now travel internationally to pursue courses and careers, not simply as a global enterprise, but as a network of worldwide interconnections. The Origins of Higher Learning: Knowledge networks and the early development of universities is an account of the first globalisation
The Bronze Drums and the Earrings - Volume One of A Traveller’s Story of Vietnam’s Past
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Tan Pham
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-26 - Publisher: 315Kio Publishing

A Google search for a book on Vietnamese history will result in an overwhelming number about the war which ended in 1975. This book offers an overview of Vietnamese history from prehistory to the present day. It specifically focuses on the period from 700 to 111 BCE. It discusses the
State Formation through Emulation
Language: en
Pages: 270
Authors: Chin-Hao Huang, David C. Kang
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-07-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Argues that states formed in East Asia a thousand years earlier than in Europe, emulating China rather than competing with it.