Item description for Converting Cultures (Social Sciences in Asia) by Washburn, D. (ed.), Reinhart & A.K. (ed.)...
This volume considers the concept of conversion as a tool for understanding transformations to modernity. It examines conversions to modernity within the Ottoman domain, India, China, and Japan as a reaction to the pressures of colonialism and imperialism.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.4" Width: 6.3" Height: 1.3" Weight: 2.05 lbs.
Release Date Jun 30, 2007
ISBN 9004158227 ISBN13 9789004158221
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More About Washburn, D. (ed.), Reinhart & A.K. (ed.)
Bradford Washburn was an explorer, mountaineer, photographer, cartographer, and former director of the Boston Museum of Science. Washburn gathered many awards over the course of his career, including nine honorary doctorates, the Centennial Award of the National Geographic Society (shared with his wife Barbara, the first woman to summit Mount McKinley), and the King Albert Medal of Merit.