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Reading List for History 301

Required Textbooks

1)      The Making of Modern Japan by Marius B. Jansen (Copy at MSUM's Library:https://mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/005158500)

2)      The Search for Modern China by Jonathan Spence.(Copy at MSUM's Library: https://mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007173008‚Äč)

3)      Modern East Asia: A Brief History by Conrad Schirokauer, Donald N. Clark (not available at MSUM's Library)

Other Books

(These books are all available electronically through the MSUM Livingston Lord Library website or  designated as Amazon, D2L, etc.).

Abbott, Jacob. 1888. Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series. Project Gutenberg.   available free as a Kindle Book from Amazon or download as text from D2L. (http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/28667 or http://www.amazon.com/Genghis-Khan-Makers-History-Series-ebook/dp/B004UJOU6C)

 

 Cao, Dawei, and Yanjing Sun. 2011. China's history.  Singapore: Cengage Learning Asia.

 

Cheng, L., & Bagg, M. 2009.  Berkshire encyclopedia of China: Modern and historic views of the world's newest and oldest global power.  Great Barrington, Mass.: Berkshire Pub.  Group.

 

Chun, Shan. 2012. Major aspects of Chinese religion and philosophy Dao of inner saint and outer king. Berlin: Springer.

 

Gardner, Daniel K. 2014. Confucianism a very short introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 

Huang, Junjie, and John Allen Tucker. 2014. Dao companion to Japanese Confucian philosophy. Heidelberg: Springer.

 

Mitter, Rana, Modern China: A Very Short Introduction, 2nd edn (Oxford, 2016; online edn, Very Short Introductions online, Feb. 2016), 

 

Rossabi, Morris. 2012. The Mongols a very short introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 

Yamamoto, Tsunetomo. 1715. Hagakure: the book of the samurai.  Internet Archive.   available free as a Kindle Book from Amazon or download as text from D2L. (https://archive.org/details/pdfy-W91d_RoynCCibBAf)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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