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History of Asia (214 Books)


The history of Asia can be seen as the collective history of several distinct peripheral coastal regions such as, East Asia, South Asia, and the Middle East linked by the interior mass of the Eurasian steppe.

 
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The Works of Voltaire : A Contemporary Version with Notes : Volume 39

By: Voltaire, 1694-1778; Smollett, Tobias George, 1721-1771; Morley, John, 1838-1923; Fleming, William F; Leigh, Oliver Herbrand Gordon
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The Works of Voltaire : A Contemporary Version with Notes : Volume 39

By: Voltaire, 1694-1778; Smollett, Tobias George, 1721-1771; Morley, John, 1838-1923; Fleming, William F; Leigh, Oliver Herbrand Gordon
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The Works of Voltaire : A Contemporary Version with Notes : Volume 40

By: Voltaire, 1694-1778; Smollett, Tobias George, 1721-1771; Morley, John, 1838-1923; Fleming, William F; Leigh, Oliver Herbrand Gordon
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The Works of Voltaire : A Contemporary Version with Notes : Volume 41

By: Voltaire, 1694-1778; Smollett, Tobias George, 1721-1771; Morley, John, 1838-1923; Fleming, William F; Leigh, Oliver Herbrand Gordon
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The Works of Voltaire : A Contemporary Version with Notes : Volume 42

By: Voltaire, 1694-1778; Smollett, Tobias George, 1721-1771; Morley, John, 1838-1923; Fleming, William F; Leigh, Oliver Herbrand Gordon
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The Works of Voltaire : A Contemporary Version with Notes : Volume 43

By: Voltaire, 1694-1778; Smollett, Tobias George, 1721-1771; Morley, John, 1838-1923; Fleming, William F; Leigh, Oliver Herbrand Gordon
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The Story of the Greatest Nations and the World's Famous Events, V...

By: Edward S. Ellis

Excerpt: THE DOWNFALL OF ASIA?S POWER (The Greek Victory of Salamis) A celebrated painting by William Kaulbach, the noted German artist of the middle nineteenth century We gaze here upon of the most stupendous moments of history, a battle which was to decide the fate of all the future ages. Greece overthrew Persia. Europe snatched from Asia that rulership of the world which Europe has held ever since. Asia had been the first home of all wealth and splendor and empire; bu...

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A General History for Colleges and High Schools

By: P. V. N. Myers

Preface: This volume is based upon my Ancient History and Mediaeval and Modern History. In some instances I have changed the perspective and the proportions of the narrative; but in the main, the book is constructed upon the same lines as those drawn for the earlier works. In dealing with so wide a range of facts, and tracing so many historic movements, I cannot hope that I have always avoided falling into error. I have, however, taken the greatest care to verify stateme...

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Peace Handbooks : Volume 1

By: Great Britain. Foreign Office. Historical Section; Prothero, G. W. (George Walter), 1848-1922

World history ; Economic geography ; 7 volumes in 1

v. 1. Austria-Hungary (I), no. 1-7.--v. 2. Austria-Hungary (II), no. 8-14.--v. 3. The Balkan states (I), no. 15-18.--v. 4. The Balkan states (II), no. 19-23.--v. 5. The Netherlands, no. 25-29.--v. 6. France, Italy, Spain, etc., no. 30-31; 33-36.--v. 7. Germany, no. 37-42.--v. 8. Poland and Finland, no. 43-48.--v. 9. The Russian Empire, no. 50-56.--v. 10. Mohammedanism : Turkey in Asia (I), no. 57-60; 162.--v. 11. Turkey in Asia (II), no. 61-66.--v. 12. China, Japan, Siam...

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Peace Handbooks : Volume 2

By: Great Britain. Foreign Office. Historical Section; Prothero, G. W. (George Walter), 1848-1922

World history ; Economic geography ; 7 volumes in 1.

v. 1. Austria-Hungary (I), no. 1-7.--v. 2. Austria-Hungary (II), no. 8-14.--v. 3. The Balkan states (I), no. 15-18.--v. 4. The Balkan states (II), no. 19-23.--v. 5. The Netherlands, no. 25-29.--v. 6. France, Italy, Spain, etc., no. 30-31; 33-36.--v. 7. Germany, no. 37-42.--v. 8. Poland and Finland, no. 43-48.--v. 9. The Russian Empire, no. 50-56.--v. 10. Mohammedanism : Turkey in Asia (I), no. 57-60; 162.--v. 11. Turkey in Asia (II), no. 61-66.--v. 12. China, Japan, Siam...

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Peace Handbooks : Volume 3

By: Great Britain. Foreign Office. Historical Section; Prothero, G. W. (George Walter), 1848-1922

World history ; Economic geography

v. 1. Austria-Hungary (I), no. 1-7.--v. 2. Austria-Hungary (II), no. 8-14.--v. 3. The Balkan states (I), no. 15-18.--v. 4. The Balkan states (II), no. 19-23.--v. 5. The Netherlands, no. 25-29.--v. 6. France, Italy, Spain, etc., no. 30-31; 33-36.--v. 7. Germany, no. 37-42.--v. 8. Poland and Finland, no. 43-48.--v. 9. The Russian Empire, no. 50-56.--v. 10. Mohammedanism : Turkey in Asia (I), no. 57-60; 162.--v. 11. Turkey in Asia (II), no. 61-66.--v. 12. China, Japan, Siam...

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Peace Handbooks : Volume 4

By: Great Britain. Foreign Office. Historical Section; Prothero, G. W. (George Walter), 1848-1922

World history ; Economic geography

v. 1. Austria-Hungary (I), no. 1-7.--v. 2. Austria-Hungary (II), no. 8-14.--v. 3. The Balkan states (I), no. 15-18.--v. 4. The Balkan states (II), no. 19-23.--v. 5. The Netherlands, no. 25-29.--v. 6. France, Italy, Spain, etc., no. 30-31; 33-36.--v. 7. Germany, no. 37-42.--v. 8. Poland and Finland, no. 43-48.--v. 9. The Russian Empire, no. 50-56.--v. 10. Mohammedanism : Turkey in Asia (I), no. 57-60; 162.--v. 11. Turkey in Asia (II), no. 61-66.--v. 12. China, Japan, Siam...

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Peace Handbooks : Volume 8

By: Great Britain. Foreign Office. Historical Section; Prothero, G. W. (George Walter), 1848-1922

World history ; Economic geography

v. 1. Austria-Hungary (I), no. 1-7.--v. 2. Austria-Hungary (II), no. 8-14.--v. 3. The Balkan states (I), no. 15-18.--v. 4. The Balkan states (II), no. 19-23.--v. 5. The Netherlands, no. 25-29.--v. 6. France, Italy, Spain, etc., no. 30-31; 33-36.--v. 7. Germany, no. 37-42.--v. 8. Poland and Finland, no. 43-48.--v. 9. The Russian Empire, no. 50-56.--v. 10. Mohammedanism : Turkey in Asia (I), no. 57-60; 162.--v. 11. Turkey in Asia (II), no. 61-66.--v. 12. China, Japan, Siam...

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The Philosophy of History Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

By: Charles Hegel

Economic Theory Literature

Excerpt: Translator?s Introduction. Hegel?s Lectures on the Philosophy of History are recognized in Germany as a popular introduction to his system; their form is less rigid than the generality of metaphysical treatises, and the illustrations, which occupy a large proportion of the work, are drawn from a field of observation more familiar perhaps, than any other, to those who have not devoted much time to metaphysical studies. One great value of the work is that it prese...

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The Ancient East

By: D.G. Hogarth

Introduction: The title of this book needs a word of explanation, since each of its terms can legitimately be used to denote more than one conception both of time and place. ?The East? is understood widely and vaguely nowadays to include all the continent and islands of Asia, some part of Africa?the northern part where society and conditions of life are most like the Asiatic?and some regions also of South?Eastern and Eastern Europe.

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A General History for Colleges and High Schools

By: P.V.N. Myers

Preface: This volume is based upon my Ancient History and Mediaeval and Modern History. In some instances I have changed the perspective and the proportions of the narrative; but in the main, the book is constructed upon the same lines as those drawn for the earlier works. In dealing with so wide a range of facts, and tracing so many historic movements, I cannot hope that I have always avoided falling into error. I have, however, taken the greatest care to verify stateme...

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