A Short History of Asia
|Publication Date||September 2005|
This second edition of Colin Mason's successful A Short History of Asia includes the substantial changes and additions made necessary by the fast-changing scene in Asia, particularly China's increasing prominence in world affairs. There are new chapters on World War Two and its significance in Asia, Afghanistan and Taiwan, as well as extensive reworking of the chapters on the nations of South Asia. Maps and illustrations, new for this edition, enrich the text.