With more than thirty chronologies covering the nations of East, Southeast, South, and Central Asia, the Columbia Chronologies of Asian History and Culture contains more information on Asian history than any other English-language chronological reference work. Each entry is clearly dated and, unlike most chronologies found in standard history texts, the entries are complete and detailed enough to provide virtually a sequential history of the vast and rich span of Asian cultures.HEISEI PERIOD: 1989a1998 Korea EARLY HISTORY: 500, 000a57 B.C. Archaeological sites throughout Korea suggest ... December 31, 1990: After reaching an all-time high of 38, 916 in December 1989, Japana#39;s stock market Nikkei index falls to 23, 838. ... January 17, 1995: A powerful earthquake (7.2 on the Richter scale) strikes the area around Kobe; Japana#39;s worst since 1923, it kills more than 5, 000, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Columbia Chronologies of Asian History and Culture|
|Publisher||:||Columbia University Press - 2005-01-22|