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Twitchett, Denis Crispin 1925-2006

Overview
Works: 293 works in 1,009 publications in 3 languages and 11,591 library holdings
Genres: History  Encyclopedias  Reference works  Maps  Biography  Atlases  Biographies  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Creator, Publishing director
Classifications: DS735, 951.03
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Denis Crispin Twitchett
The Cambridge history of China( Book )

23 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International scholars and sinologists discuss culture, economic growth, social change, political processes, and foreign influences in China since the earliest pre-dynastic period
The Cambridge encyclopedia of China( Book )

11 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authoritative compendium on China. Topics include land and resources, peoples, society, history, science and technology, art and architecture, and ©the mind and senses of China.♯ Enhanced by illustrations and maps
Confucian personalities by Arthur F Wright( Book )

18 editions published between 1960 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Developed from a research conference organized by the Committee on Chinese Thought of the Association for Asian Studies
Perspectives on the Tʻang by Arthur F Wright( Book )

20 editions published between 1973 and 1994 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Financial administration under the T'ang dynasty by Denis Crispin Twitchett( Book )

28 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu gong liu zhang, nei rong bao kuo tu di fen pei zhi du . zhi jie shui wu . guo jia long duan yu shang shui . huo bi yu xin dai . cao yun yu jiao tong . cai wu xing zheng
The Times atlas of China( )

8 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Printing and publishing in medieval China by Denis Crispin Twitchett( Book )

23 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The writing of official history under the Tʻang by Denis Crispin Twitchett( Book )

22 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book describes how the Chinese government, between about 620 and 850, developed an official organization designed to select, process, and edit material for inclusion in official historical works eventually to be incorporated in an official history of the dynasty. The process is important because of the dependence of modern historians on the evidence contained in the official histories, and the consequent need to subject it to close critical scrutiny, so that we can counterbalance the biases of its authors. The first part of the book gives a detailed account of the establishment of the official apparatus designed to produce a record of the T'ang dynasty, which would remain standard for more than a millennium, with some analysis of the individuals who served in these offices. The second part gives all available detail about the various works produced by this apparatus, divided among its various genres, and listing all known titles, their authorship, and their relationships to one another. The third part shows, through a close textual analysis of the surviving Chiu T'ang shu, the cumulative process by which a dynastic history came into being, and the way in which we can detect various elements in the completed history. There is no comparable work in any language, including Chinese
The Times atlas of China( )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jianqiao Zhongguo Sui Tang shi, 589-906 nian by Denis Crispin Twitchett( Book )

63 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A century of revolutionary upheaval in China reached a climax in 1949 with the creation of the People's Republic. A central government had now gained full control of the Chinese mainland, thus achieving the national unity so long desired. Moreover, this central government was committed for the first time to the overall modernization of the nation's polity, economy, and society. This is the first of the two final volumes of The Cambridge History of China, which describe the efforts of the People's Republic of China to grapple with the problems of adaptation to modern times. Volume 14 deals with the achievements of the economic and human disasters of the new regime's first sixteen years (1949-65). Part I chronicles the attempt to adapt the Soviet model of development to China, and Part II covers the subsequent efforts of China's leaders to find native solutions that would provide more rapid and appropriate answers to China's problems. Each of the two parts of the volume analyzes the key issues and developments in the spheres of politics, economics, culture, education, and foreign relations. The contributors, all leading scholars of the period, show the interrelation of Chinese actions in all these spheres, and the describe how, gradually, events led to the Cultural Revolution launched by Mao Tse-tung in 1966
The Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 by Denis Crispin Twitchett( )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volumes seven and eight of The Cambridge History of China are devoted to the Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the only segment of later imperial history during which all of China proper was ruled by a native, or Han, dynasty. These volumes provide the largest and most detailed account of the Ming period in any language. Summarising all modern research, volume eight offers detailed studies of governmental structure, the fiscal and legal systems, international relations, social and economic history, transportation networks, and the history of ideas and religion, incorporating original research on subjects never before described in detail. Although it is written by specialists, this Cambridge History intends to explain and describe the Ming dynasty to general readers who do not have a specialised knowledge of Chinese history, as well as scholars and students. This volume can be utilised as a reference work, or read continuously
The Cambridge history of China( )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the political history of China from the fall of the T'ang Dynasty in 907 to the Mongol conquest of the Southern Sung in 1279. Surveys the personalities and events that marked the rise, consolidation, and demise of the Sung polity during an era of profound social, economic, and intellectual ferment. Places particular emphasis on the emergence of a politically conscious literati class during the Sung, characterized by the increasing importance of the examination system early in the dynasty and on the rise of the tao-hsueh (Neo-Confucian) movement toward the end. Highlights the destabilizing influence of factionalism and ministerial despotism on Sung political culture and the impact of the powerful steppe empires of the Khitan Liao, Tangut Hsi Hsia, Jurchen Chin, and Mongol Yüan on the shape and tempo of Sung dynastic events
Republican China, 1912-1949 by University of Cambridge( )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first of two volumes of this authoritative Cambridge history which review the Republican period, between the demise of imperial China and the establishment of the People's Republic. These years from 1912 to 1949 were marked by civil war, revolution and invasion; but also by change and growth in the economic, social, intellectual and cultural spheres. The chapters examine economic trends in the period and the rise of the new middle class. Intellectual trends are surveyed to show the changes in traditional Chinese values and the foreign influences which played a major role in Republican China. Although it is written by specialists, the goals and approach of this Cambridge history are to explain and discuss republican China for an audience which will include scholars, students and general readers who do not have special knowledge of Chinese history. It will be useful both as narrative history and as a reference source on the history and politics of China
The Ch'in and Han empires, 221 B.C. - A.D. 220( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sui and T'ang China, 589-906( )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cambridge History of China is one of the most far-reaching works of international scholarship ever undertaken, exploring the main developments in political, social, economic and intellectual life from the Ch'in empire to the present day. The contributors are specialists from the international community of sinological scholars. Many of the accounts break new ground; all are based on fresh research. The works are written not only with students and scholars but also with the general reader in mind. No knowledge of Chinese is assumed, though for readers of Chinese, proper and other names are identified with their characters in the index. Numerous maps and tables illustrate the text. Volume 3, covers the second great period of unified imperial power, 589-906, when China established herself as the centre of a wider cultural sphere, embracing Japan, Korea and Vietnam. It was an era in which there was a great deal of rapid social and economic change, and in which literature and the arts reached new heights of attainment
The Cambridge history of China( Book )

24 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume deals with four non-Chinese regimes: the Khitan dynasty of Liao; the Tangut state of Hsi Hsia; the Jurchen empire of Chin; and the Mongolian Yuan dynasty that eventually engulfed the whole of China. It investigates the historical background from which these regimes emerged and shows how each in its own way set up viable institutions for the control of a multi-racial, multi-lingual, and multi-cultural population. It discusses these problems not just as a long negative episode in China?s history, but shows the ingenuity and adaptability of these states, and their success in achieving political and social stability. The volume presents the fullest chronological account of the period, in which political, institutional, social, and economic changes are integrated as far as possible, and sees the period against a broad background of international relations in Northern and Central Asia
The Cambridge history of China( )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the second of two volumes on the Sung Dynasty, which together provide a comprehensive history of China from the fall of the T'ang Dynasty in 907 to the Mongol conquest of the Southern Sung in 1279. With contributions from leading historians in the field, Volume 5, Part Two paints a complex portrait of a dynasty beset by problems and contradictions, but one which, despite its military and geopolitical weakness, was nevertheless economically powerful, culturally brilliant, socially fluid and the most populous of any empire in global history to that point. In this much anticipated addition to the series, the authors survey key themes across ten chapters, including government, economy, society, religion, and thought to provide an authoritative and topical treatment of a profound and significant period in Chinese history--
Alien regimes and border states, 907-1368( )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume deals with four non-Chinese regimes: the Khitan dynasty of Liao; the Tangut state of Hsi Hsia; the Jurchen empire of Chin; and the Mongolian Yuan dynasty that eventually engulfed the whole of China. It investigates the historical background from which these regimes emerged and shows how each in its own way set up viable institutions for the control of a multi-racial, multi-lingual, and multi-cultural population. It discusses these problems not just as a long negative episode in China's history, but shows the ingenuity and adaptability of these states, and their success in achieving political and social stability. The volume presents the fullest chronological account of the period, in which political, institutional, social, and economic changes are integrated as far as possible, and sees the period against a broad background of international relations in Northern and Central Asia
Late Ch'ing, 1800-1911 by John King Fairbank( )

9 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first of two volumes in this major Cambridge history dealing with the decline of the Ch'ing empire. It opens with a survey of the Ch'ing empire in China and Inner Asia at its height, in about 1800. Modern China's history begins with the processes recorded here of economic growth, social change and the deterioration of central government within China. Contributors to this volume study the complex interplay of foreign invasion, domestic rebellion and Ch'ing decline and restoration. Special reference is made to the Peking administration, the Canton trade and the early treaty system, the Taiping, Nien and other rebellions, and the dynasty's survival in uneasy cooperation with the British, Russian, French, American and other invaders. Each chapter is written by a specialist from the international community of sinological scholars. Many of the accounts break new ground; all are based on fresh research. This volume has been designed both to be consulted as a work of reference and to be read continuously. No knowledge of Chinese is necessary; for readers with Chinese, proper names and terms are identified with their characters in the glossary, and full references to Chinese, Japanese and other works are given in the bibliographies. Numerous maps illustrate the text, and there are a bibliographical essays describing the source materials on which each author's account is based
Late Ch'ing, 1800-1911( )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first of two volumes in this major Cambridge history dealing with the decline of the Ch'ing empire. It opens with a survey of the Ch'ing empire in China and Inner Asia at its height, in about 1800. Contributors study the complex interplay of foreign invasion, domestic rebellion and Ch'ing decline and restoration. Special reference is made to the Peking administration, the Canton trade and the early treaty system, the Taiping, Nien and other rebellions, and the dynasty's survival in uneasy cooperation with the British, Russian, French, American and other invaders. Each chapter is written by a specialist from the international community of sinological scholars. No knowledge of Chinese is necessary; for readers with Chinese, proper names and terms are identified with their characters in the glossary, and full references to Chinese, Japanese and other works are given in the bibliographies. Numerous maps illustrate the text, and there are a bibliographical essays describing the source materials on which each author's account is based
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Jianqiao Zhongguo Sui Tang shi, 589-906 nian The Ch'in and Han empires, 221 B.C. - A.D. 220
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The Cambridge encyclopedia of ChinaThe writing of official history under the TʻangJianqiao Zhongguo Sui Tang shi, 589-906 nianThe Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644The Cambridge history of ChinaRepublican China, 1912-1949The Ch'in and Han empires, 221 B.C. - A.D. 220Sui and T'ang China, 589-906
Alternative Names
Crispin Twitchett, Denis

Crispin Twitchett, Denis 1925-2006

Cui, Ruide

Cui, Ruide 1925-2006

Cui, Weize 1925-2006

Cuiruide 1925-2006

Denis C. Twitchett

Denis C. Twitchett britisk sinolog

Denis Crispin Twitchett

Denis Twitchett

Denis Twitchett britischer Sinologe

Denis Twitchett Brits sinoloog (1925-2006)

Du, Xide, 1925-2006

Ts‘ui-jui-te 1925-2006

Tsui-jui 1925-2006

Tsʻui-jui-te

Tsʻui-jui-te 1925-2006

Twitchett, D.C.

Twitchett, D. C. 1925-2006

Twitchett, D. C. (Denis Crispin)

Twitchett, D. C. (Denis Crispin), 1925-2006

Twitchett, Denis.

Twitchett Denis 1925-2006

Twitchett, Denis C.

Twitchett, Denis C. 1925-2006

Twitchett, Denis Crispin

Твитчетт, Денис

최서덕

추이루이더

트위체트, 데니스

デニス・C・トゥウィチェット

崔, 维泽 1925-2006

崔瑞德 1925-2006

崔维泽 1925-2006

杜希德

杜希德, 1925-2006

Languages
English (331)

Chinese (17)

German (8)