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Title East meets West : civilizational encounters and the spirit of capitalism in East Asia / edited by Kyong-Dong Kim and Hyun-Chin Lim
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007


Description 1 online resource (vi, 219 pages) : illustrations
Series Social sciences in Asia ; v. 15
Social sciences in Asia ; v. 15.
Contents Acknowledgements; Introduction (Kyong-Dong Kim and Hyun-Chin); PART ONE CIVILIZATIONAL ENCOUNTERS; Chapter One Reflections upon the Dilemmas of Civilization: The Wisdom of Yin-Yang Dialectics (Kyong-Dong Kim); Chapter Two How the East and the West Shall Meet (Nan Lin); Chapter Three What the West Has Learned from the East in the Twentieth Century (Andrzej Flis); Chapter Four Modernization: Westernization vs. Nationalism: A Historical Overview of the Japanese Case (Akihiro Ishikawa); Chapter Five The Role of Human Sciences in the Dialogue among Civilizations (Syed Farid Alatas)
Summary Over the years, East Asia developments in terms of production, population and trade have shown remarkable dynamics. This book deals with the issues of Asian values, civilizational encounters between East and West, and the development of capitalism and its culture in East Asian countries
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Social change -- East Asia
Capitalism -- Social aspects -- East Asia
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Capitalism -- Social aspects
Social change
Sozialer Wandel
Culturele invloeden.
East Asia
Het Westen.
Form Electronic book
Author Kim, Kyŏng-dong, 1936-
Im, Hyŏn-jin.
ISBN 9789047421238