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The Cambridge illustrated history of China

Author: Patricia Buckley Ebrey
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Series: Cambridge illustrated history.
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A look at the over eight thousand year history and civilization of China.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Buckley Ebrey
ISBN: 052166991X 9780521669917 0521435196 9780521435192
OCLC Number: 223427870
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: 352 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: The origins of Chinese civilization: Neolithic period to the Western Zhou dynasty: animal and human imagery in bronze vessels --
Philosophical foundations: the Eastern Zhou period --
The creation of the bureaucratic empire: the Qin and Han dynasties --
Buddhism, aristocracy, and alien rulers: the age of division: early Buddhist art --
A cosmopolitan empire: the Tang dynasty --
Shifting South: the Song dynasty: landscape painting --
Alien rule: the Liao, Jin, and Yuan dynasties: drama and the performing arts --
The limits of autocracy: the Ming dynasty: the Kilns at Jingdezhen --
Manchus and imperialism: the Qing dynasty: working for a living --
Taking action: the early twentieth century: modern Chinese painting --
Radical reunification: the People's Republic.
Series Title: Cambridge illustrated history.
Responsibility: Patricia Buckley Ebrey.

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A look at the over eight thousand year history and civilization of China.

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