lecture 2_The Setting.F10.COMPASS

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Earth at Night: NASA Composite Satellite Photo ©R.P. Toby, for exclusive use of students in HIST/EALC 120, UIUC, Fall 2010
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The Setting: Peoples, Geography, Climate EAST ASIA  as a civilization  (as defined in last week’s lecture)  comprises roughly the peoples, cultures CHINA —historically excluding both Tibet, and much of  provinces KOREA —which has had roughly the same borders since  the eighth century  JAPAN —which until the 19th century did NOT include  VIETNAM —which, largely for reasons of time, we will  not cover in this course ©R.P. Toby, for exclusive use of students in HIST/EALC 120, UIUC, Fall 2010
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Some Questions of Scale How big is: 'East Asia'  (CJKV) 10,245,114   km 2 'Eurasia‘:  55,609,800   km 2 ‘Afroeurasia’:  85,974,800  km 2 ‘Europe?‘    10,995,800   km 2 ‘N. America‘:     24,709,000   km 2 ‘United States‘:   9,161,923     km 2 ©R.P. Toby, for exclusive use of students in HIST/EALC 120, UIUC, Fall 2010
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Country/Region Area (km 2 ) Rank Area (mi 2 ) Rank Population Pop/km 2 Rank World 148,940,0 00 o 57,507,5 23 o 5,995,544,83 6 40.25 o 'Eurasia' (125%) 55,609,800 o 21,471,61 2 o o o o 'Eurafrasia' (193%) 85,974,800 o 33,195,90 3 o o o o Asia (100%) 44,614,000 o 17,226,00 1 o o o o Africa (68%) 30,365,000 o 11,724,00 0 o o o o Europe (25%) 10,995,80 0 o 4,245,61 0 o 718,500,000 65.34 o East Asia (23%) 10,245,11 4 o 3,955,76 2 o 1,518,639,14 7 148.23 o Russia (38%) 16,995,800 1 6,562,283 7 146,393,569 8.61 212 China (21%) 9,326,410 2 3,601,03 9 1 1,246,871,95 1 133.69 74 Canada (21%) 9,220,970 3 3,560,327 35 31,006,347 3.36 224 United States (21%) 9,158,960 4 3,536,38 4 3 272,639,608 29.77 172 Brazil (19%) 8,456,510 5 3,265,160 5 171,853,126 20.32 187 ©R.P. Toby, for exclusive use of students in HIST/EALC 120, UIUC, Fall 2010
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The Northern Hemisphere ©R.P. Toby, for exclusive use of students in HIST/EALC 120, UIUC, Fall 2010 China Europe Korea  Japan 
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Eurasia on Google Earth ©R.P. Toby, for exclusive use of students in HIST/EALC 120, UIUC, Fall 2010
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Nomadic cultures Chinese culture (s) Korean Culture (s) Japanese Culture (s) Indic cultures Vietnamese Culture (s) (s) cultures ©R.P. Toby, for exclusive use of students in HIST/EALC 120, UIUC, Fall 2010 Afri-Eurasia
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Modern Political ‘Asia’ ©R.P. Toby, for exclusive use of students in HIST/EALC 120, UIUC, Fall 2010
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‘Europe’ ©R.P. Toby, for exclusive use of students in HIST/EALC 120, UIUC, Fall 2010
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The 'Silk Routes' to China ©R.P. Toby, for exclusive use of students in HIST/EALC 120, UIUC, Fall 2010
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The 'Silk Routes' of Eurasia I Indus Rivers Rivers
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The 'Silk Routes' of Eurasia II  Japanese High-school  Textbook
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The 'Silk Routes' of Afroeurasia ©R.P. Toby, for exclusive use of students in HIST/EALC 120, UIUC, Fall 2010
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