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A brief history of Chinese civilization

Author: Conrad Schirokauer; Miranda Brown
Publisher: Australia ; Belmont, CA : Wadsworth, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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With a design inviting to today's students, this full-color concise book emphasizes Chinese cultural history while also covering political and economic history. Highlighting key topics with 89 illustrations, including maps, timelines, and other photos, this text provides brief, yet complete coverage of each major Chinese dynasty. To round off the book, additional discrete periods are examined in a separate chapter.  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schirokauer, Conrad.
Brief history of Chinese civilization.
Australia ; Belmont, CA : Wadsworth, ©2005
(OCoLC)608430480
Online version:
Schirokauer, Conrad.
Brief history of Chinese civilization.
Australia ; Belmont, CA : Wadsworth, ©2005
(OCoLC)631942749
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Conrad Schirokauer; Miranda Brown
ISBN: 0534643051 9780534643058
OCLC Number: 61115922
Description: xi, 430 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: China in antiquity --
Turbulent times and classical thought --
The early imperial period --
China during the period of disunity --
The cosmopolitan civilization of the Sui and Tang, 581-907 --
China during the Song, 960-1279 --
The Mongol Empire and the Yuan Dynasty --
The Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 --
East Asia and modern Europe, first encounters --
The Qing Dynasty --
China, internal crises and western intrusion --
China, endings and beginnings, 1895-1927 --
China under the Nationalists --
China under Mao --
The Chinese world since Mao.
Responsibility: Conrad Schirokauer, Miranda Brown.

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For the revised edition of this textbook, Schirokauer (Columbia U.) is now joined by Brown (U. of Michigan). Brown is author of the first section of the text covering the beginnings of Chinese and  Read more...

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