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The Asians~Their Heritage and Their Destiny 3rd Edition
The AsiansTheir Heritage and Their Destiny 3rd Edition Author:Paul Thomas Welty This is the second revision (third edition) of The Asians since the book was originally published in 1963. More than a third of the material presented here is new, and special emphasis is placed on the Cultural Revolution and Red Guard movement in Communist China, economic and industrial advances in Japan, the latest developments in North and S... more »outh Korea, the Vietnamese Peace Conference, and President Nixon's remarks on United States objectives and intentions in Vietnam.
Among the many virtues of this book is its lucid style. Even in its accounts of complex systems of religion and social philosophy it holds to clear and simple language. As an introduction to the study of Asia in its manifold aspects, it provides the reader with a firm foundation for later research in specialized fields.« less