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The history of China

Author: David Curtis Wright
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2001.
Series: Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the history of China focusing on its technological, cultural, and philosophical development from the days of pre-imperial China to the People's Republic in the year 2000.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Curtis Wright
ISBN: 031330940X 9780313309403
OCLC Number: 44573420
Description: xxii, 253 pages : maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Timeline of historical events --
Geography, government, population, and early history --
Pre-Imperial China: ca. 1122-221 B.C. --
Early Imperial China: 221 B.C.-A.D. 589 --
Middle and late Imperial China: A.D. 589-ca. 1800 --
Tumultuous Nineteenth century: external aggression and internal chaos --
Revolution and republic --
People's Republic: from first breath to Mao's death --
Deng's China --
China in the 1990s --
Notable people in the history of China --
Chinese dynasties.
Series Title: Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Responsibility: David Curtis Wright.

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