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|ISBN:||9780231159203 023115920X 9780231159210 0231159218 9780231528184 0231528183|
|Language Note:||Translated from the Chinese.|
|Description:||xv, 612 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Prehistory: China's earliest cultures according to regional archaeology --
The emergence of Chinese civilization: The sixteenth through third centuries B.C.E. --
China comes into its own: The third century B.C.E. to the second century C.E. --
China in East Asia: the second to tenth centuries C.E. --
China in an Asian multistate system: The tenth to fifteenth centuries C.E. --
China enters the world system, part 1: the fifteenth to seventeenth centuries --
China enters the world system, part 2: the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries --
A century of uncertainty: 1850 to 1950.
|Series Title:||Masters of Chinese studies.|
|Other Titles:||Wan gu jiang he.
New cultural history of China
|Responsibility:||Cho-Yun Hsu ; translated by Timothy D. Baker, Jr. and Michael S. Duke.|
An important and original book on a permanently important topic by one of the world's leading historians of China. The writing is lucid, often elegant, and has been beautifully translated into