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Science and cultural exchange in modern history, Japan and the West

by Masao Watanabe

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Published by Hokusen-sha in Tokyo, Japan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Science -- History.,
    • Science -- Japan -- History.,
    • Science -- Europe -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementMasao Watanabe.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ125 .W335 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 406 p. :
      Number of Pages406
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL771001M
      ISBN 104938424738
      LC Control Number97170407
      OCLC/WorldCa37616555

      This assignment talks about Intro to East Asian History. There is also a discussion on Culture of Pre-modern China and Japan. Thus, discuss your reasoning behind it by drawing on specific texts from respective countries, being mindful of historical changes over time. Ceramics were an important part of the cultural life in East Asia. This course examines the artistic and social significance of ceramics in Korea and Japan from about the eleventh century through today. We will study key wares from each culture as well as significant moments—and products—of inter-cultural exchange.

      For a history lover like me, the right mix between the history and culture of Japan. If you’re just looking to learn about Japan’s contemporary culture, you may want to find another book. As for me, I’m glad to own this instead of borrowing it from the library, because I know /5(76). Japanese culture from ancient to modern times Over the past years, China and Japan have constantly engaged in exchange and contact across several mediums including technology, architecture, religion, law and writing system (Brinkley,

        Settled by migrants from the Asian mainland back in the mists of prehistory, Japan has seen the rise and fall of emperors, rule by samurai warriors, isolation from the outside world, expansion over most of Asia, defeat, and of the most war-like of nations in the early 20th century, Japan today often serves as a voice of pacifism and restraint on the international stage. Masao Watanabe is Professor of History of Science at International Christian University. Tokyo, and Professor Emeritus at the Univer­sity of Tokyo. He is the author of Science in the History of Modern Culture; Science Across the Pacific: American Science Teachers in Mejji, Japan; and Scientists and Christianity, from Galileo to the Present.


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