Comparing Civilizations: China And The West

China and the West at the Crossroads  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AlenMiler at July 9, 2016
China and the West at the Crossroads

China and the West at the Crossroads: Essays on Comparative Literature and Culture (China Academic Library) by Daiyun Yue
English | 10 July 2016 | ISBN: 9811011141 | 400 Pages | PDF (True) | 4.16 MB

Beginning with a retrospective of the past century, this book offers a panoramic picture of Chinese comparative literature, from its nascence in the early 1920s…

The Great Encounter of China and the West, 1500D1800 [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at April 30, 2016
The Great Encounter of China and the West, 1500D1800 [Repost]

The Great Encounter of China and the West, 1500D1800 (Critical Issues in World and International History) by D. E. Mungello
English | Mar. 16, 2009 | ISBN: 0742557979, 0742557987 | 184 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

This widely praised book explores the 1500-1800 period before China's decline, when the country was widely viewed as a leading world culture and power. Europe, by contrast, was in the early stages of emerging from provincial to international status while the United States was still an uncharted wilderness.
The Rise of Early Modern Science: Islam, China and the West (repost)

The Rise of Early Modern Science: Islam, China and the West by Toby E. Huff
English | ISBN: 0521529948 | 2003 | PDF | 443 pages | 5,4 mb
The Rise of Early Modern Science: Islam, China and the West (repost)

Toby E. Huff, "The Rise of Early Modern Science: Islam, China and the West"
English | ISBN: 0521529948 | 2003 | PDF | 443 pages | 5,4 mb

Toby Huff examines the long-standing question of why modern science arose only in the West and not in the civilizations of Islam and China, despite the fact that medieval Islam and China were more scientifically advanced.

The Rise of Early Modern Science: Islam, China and the West  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Stalker1984 at Aug. 22, 2011
The Rise of Early Modern Science: Islam, China and the West

Toby E. Huff, "The Rise of Early Modern Science: Islam, China and the West"
C–-ge U,…ty Press | ISBN: 0521529948 | 2003 | PDF | 443 pages | 5,38 mb

Toby Huff examines the long-standing question of why modern science arose only in the West and not in the civilizations of Islam and China, despite the fact that medieval Islam and China were more scientifically advanced. Huff explores the cultural contexts within which science was practiced in Islam, China, and the West.

The Great Encounter of China and the West, 1500-1800  

Posted by solncevorot85 at May 2, 2009
The Great Encounter of China and the West, 1500-1800

The Great Encounter of China and the West, 1500-1800
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers | ISBN: 0742557979 | edition 2009 | PDF | 184 pages | 3,05 mb

In the twenty-first century, China has emerged as the leading challenger to U.S. global dominance. China is often seen as a sleeping giant, emerging out of poverty, backwardness, and totalitarianism and moving toward modernization…

China Versus the West: The Global Power Shift of the 21st Century  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at April 17, 2016
China Versus the West: The Global Power Shift of the 21st Century

Ivan Tselichtchev, Frank-Jürgen Richter, "China Versus the West: The Global Power Shift of the 21st Century"
ISBN: 0470829729 | 2012 | EPUB | 224 pages | 1 MB

Ritual and the Moral Life: Reclaiming the Tradition  

Posted by tanas.olesya at Feb. 16, 2016
Ritual and the Moral Life: Reclaiming the Tradition

Ritual and the Moral Life: Reclaiming the Tradition (Philosophical Studies in Contemporary Culture) by David Solomon
English | 26 Mar. 2012 | ISBN: 9400727550 | 295 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

In the twentieth century, in both China and the West, ritual became marginalized in the face of the growth of secularism and individualism. In China, Confucianism and its essentially ritualistic comportment to the world were vigorously suppressed during the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) under Mao Zedong.
On Equal Terms: Redefining China's Relationship with America and the West

On Equal Terms: Redefining China's Relationship with America and the West by Mingxun Zheng and Thomas S. Robertson
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0470828862 | 216 pages | PDF | 0,8 MB
China Versus the West: The Global Power Shift of the 21st Century

China Versus the West: The Global Power Shift of the 21st Century by Ivan Tselichtchev and Frank-Jürgen Richter
English | 2012 | ISBN: 0470829729 | 224 pages | PDF | 1 MB