Each volume includes ample illustrations, a full complement of maps, extensive notes, a chronological table, recommendations for further reading and an index. Volume 1: from neolithic cultures through the Great Qing Empire 10, 000 BCE—1799.
China: A History Volume 2: From the Great Qing Empire through The People's Republic of China, 1644 - 2009Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. #ad - Available in one or two volumes, social, this accessible, introduction to the political, yet rigorous, and cultural history of China provides a balanced and thoughtful account of the development of Chinese civilization from its beginnings to the present day. Each volume includes ample illustrations, extensive notes, a full complement of maps, a chronological table, recommendations for further reading and an index.
China: A History Volume 2: From the Great Qing Empire through The People's Republic of China, 1644 - 2009 #ad - Volume 1: from neolithic cultures through the Great Qing Empire 10, 000 BCE—1799. Volume 2: from the great qing empire through the People's Republic of China 1644—2009.
Chinese Civilization: A Sourcebook, 2nd EdFree Press #ad - A complete and thorough introduction to Chinese history and culture. With newly expanded material, personal documents, and documents that historians mistakenly ignore, social records, laws, the sixth edition is even more useful than its classic predecessor. Chinese civilization sets the standard for supplementary texts in Chinese history courses.
China: A HistoryBasic Books #ad - Taking into account the country's unrivaled, voluminous tradition of history writing, John Keay has composed a vital and illuminating overview of the nation's complex and vivid past. Keay's authoritative history examines 5, 000 years in China, from the time of the Three Dynasties through Chairman Mao and the current economic transformation of the country.
China: A History #ad - Crisp, and engaging, judicious, China is the classic single-volume history for anyone seeking to understand the present and future of this immensely powerful nation. An authoritative account of five thousand years of Chinese historyMany nations define themselves in terms of territory or people; China defines itself in terms of history.
History of Japan: Revised EditionTuttle Publishing #ad - A classic of japanese history, this book is the preeminent work on the history of Japan. Recent findings shed additional light on the origins of Japanese civilization and the birth of Japanese culture. A history of japan, revised edition includes: Archaic Japan—including Yamato, the creation of a unified state, the Nana Period, and the Heian period.
Starting in ancient japan during its early pre-history period A History of Japan covers every important aspect of history and culture through feudal Japan to the post-cold War period and collapse of the Bubble Economy in the early 1990's. Medieval japan— including rule by the military houses, the failure of Ashikaga Rule, Buddhism, and the Kamakura and Muroachi Periods periods.
History of Japan: Revised Edition #ad - Ealy modern japan—including Japanese feudalism, administration under the Tokugawa, and society and culture in early modern Japan. Also included is an in-depth analysis of the Japanese religion, Japanese arts, Japanese culture and the Japanese People from the 6th century B. C. E. To the present. Classic illustrations and unique pictures are dispersed throughout the book.
This contemporary classic, now updated and revised, continues to be an essential text in Japanese studies.
China's Cosmopolitan Empire: The Tang Dynasty History of Imperial China Book 3Harvard University Press #ad - Mark lewis captures a dynamic era in which the empire reached its greatest geographical extent under Chinese rule, painting and ceramic arts flourished, and China produced its finest lyric poets in Wang Wei, women played a major role both as rulers and in the economy, Li Bo, and Du Fu. The tang dynasty is often called china’s “golden age, ” a period of commercial, and cultural connections from Korea and Japan to the Persian Gulf, religious, and a time of unsurpassed literary creativity.
India: A HistoryHarperCollins #ad - This edition does not include illustrations. Older, richer and more distinctive than almost any other, India’s culture furnishes all that the historian could wish for in the way of continuity and diversity. The peoples of the indian subcontinent, as well as other embryonic nation states like the Sikh Punjab, are not now, a single unitary state; the book accommodates Pakistan and Bangladesh, while sharing a common history and culture, and never have been, Muslim Kashmir and Assam.
India: A History #ad - Above all, the colonial era is seen in the overall context of Indian history, and the legacy of the 1947 partition is examined from the standpoint of today. The first single-volume history of India since the 1950s, combining narrative pace and skill with social, economic and cultural analysis. Five millennia of the sub-continent’s history are interpreted by one of our finest writers on India and the Far East.
A Short History of China: From Ancient Dynasties to Economic PowerhouseOldcastle Books #ad - It also investigates the chinese view of the world and examines the movements, and philosophies that molded it and, aspirations, in so doing, created the Chinese nation. From the beginnings of chinese prehistory right through to internet censorship, despots, artists, femmes fatales, warriors, 000 years of Chinese history, a comprehensive introduction to the sprawling history of this enormous countryAn absorbing introduction to more than 4, this book tells the stories of the tyrants, and philosophers who have shaped this fascinating and complex nation.
A Short History of China: From Ancient Dynasties to Economic Powerhouse #ad - Finally, the book examines the dramatic changes of the last few decades and the emergence of China as an economic and industrial 21st-century superpower. It describes the amazing technological advances that China's scientists and inventors made many hundreds of years before similar discoveries in Europe.
China between Empires History of Imperial China Book 2Harvard University Press #ad - After the collapse of the Han dynasty in the third century CE, China divided along a north-south line. This book traces the changes that both underlay and resulted from this split in a period that saw the geographic redefinition of China, more engagement with the outside world, developments in the literary and social arenas, significant changes to family life, and the introduction of new religions.
China in World History New Oxford World HistoryOxford University Press #ad - Here is a fascinating compact history of Chinese political, and cultural life, economic, ranging from the origins of civilization in China to the beginning of the 21st century. Historian paul ropp combines vivid story-telling with astute analysis to shed light on some of the larger questions of Chinese history.
. Finally, explaining how these recent events have shaped China's quest for wealth, power and respect today, the author discusses the humiliation of China at the hands of Western powers and Japan, and have colored China's perception of its own place in world history. Ropp also examines sino-indian relations, highlighting the impact of the thriving trade between India and China as well as the profound effect of Indian Buddhism on Chinese life.
China in World History New Oxford World History #ad - What is distinctive about china in comparison with other civilizations? What have been the major changes and continuities in Chinese life over the past four millennia? Offering a global perspective, military, the book shows how China's nomadic neighbors to the north and west influenced much of the political, and even cultural history of China.
Early China: A Social and Cultural History New Approaches to Asian History Book 12Cambridge University Press #ad - The roots of modern chinese society and culture are all to be found in this formative period of Chinese civilization. Li feng's new critical interpretation draws on the most recent scholarship and archaeological discoveries from the past thirty years. Beautifully illustrated with a wide range of new images, this book is essential reading for all those wanting to know more about the foundations of Chinese history and civilization.
. This fluent and engaging overview of early chinese civilization explores key topics including the origins of the written language, the changing image of art, the rise of the state, bureaucracy, the Shang and Zhou religions, law and governance, the evolving nature of war, the creation of empire, and the philosophical search for social order.
Early China: A Social and Cultural History New Approaches to Asian History Book 12 #ad - Early china' refers to the period from the beginning of human history in China to the end of the Han Dynasty in AD 220 .