Your cart is empty
How Asia Found Herself: A Story Of Intercultural Understanding [Hardback-2023]
Nile Green
Out of Stock

Availability in 6-8 weeks on receipt of order

List Price :     $35.00
Our Price :     Rs.7695.00   Rs.6925
You Save :     770 (10%)



Free delivery across Pakistan on order of Rs.1000 and above

Pre-payment {Credit Card [Visa & Master], Easy Paisa, Bank Transfer}
Cash on Delivery

Within 2-3 days on all pre-paid orders
Within 7-10 days on all Cash on Delivery orders
Next day delivery in Lahore on orders placed till 1 pm [working days only]


Category:HistoryAsianAsian History-Ash
Publisher: Yale University Press | ISBN: 9780300257045 | Pages: 472

A pioneering history of cross-cultural knowledge that exposes enduring fractures in unity across the world’s largest continent The nineteenth century saw European empires build vast transport networks to maximize their profits from trade, and it saw Christian missionaries spread printing across Asia to bring Bibles to the colonized. The unintended consequence was an Asian communications revolution: the maritime public sphere expanded from Istanbul to Yokohama. From all corners of the continent, curious individuals confronted the challenges of studying each other’s cultures by using the infrastructure of empire for their own exploratory ends. Whether in Japanese or Persian, Bengali or Arabic, they wrote travelogues, histories, and phrasebooks to chart the vastly different regions that European geographers labeled "Asia." Yet comprehension does not always keep pace with connection. Far from flowing smoothly, inter-Asian understanding faced obstacles of many kinds, especially on a landmass with so many scripts and languages. Here is the dramatic story of cross-cultural knowledge on the world’s largest continent, exposing the roots of enduring fractures in Asian unity.

About the Author

Nile Green holds the Ibn Khaldun Endowed Chair in World History at UCLA. A prize-winning author and former Guggenheim Fellow, after decades traveling among the cultures he describes, he wrote this book to explore how those cultures have understood one another.

Also by the Same Author
View All
afghan history thr...


nile green
Rs. 5665
sufism: a global h...


nile green
Rs. 6745

Bestsellers in This Category

Nuclear Folly: ...


serhii plokhy
Rs. 2245
View All