China: A History

China: A History

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A deep and rigorous, yet eminently accessible introduction to the political, social, and cultural development of imperial Chinese civilisation, this volume develops a number of important themes -- such as the ethnic diversity of the early empires -- that other editions omit entirely or discuss only minimally. Includes a general introduction, chronology, bibliography, illustrations, maps, and an index.Cheap woodblock editions of primers, almanacs, encyclopedias, morality books, and manuals of Confucian ritual ... The four most famous Ming novels are the Romance of the Three Kingdoms, TheWater Margin, Journey to theWest, and Jin anbsp;...

Title:China: A History
Author:Harold Miles Tanner
Publisher:Hackett Publishing - 2009-03-13


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