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China : a history

Author: John Keay
Publisher: London : HarperPress, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Three thousand years of Chinese history in an accessible and authoritative single volume. Despite the recent rise of China to a position of dominance on the world economic stage, Chinese history remains an elusive subject. Yet it is this vast narrative of appalling loss, superhuman endeavour and incredible invention that has made China the superpower it is today. From the dawn of legend to the succession of great  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Keay
ISBN: 9780007372089 0007372086
OCLC Number: 915406628
Notes: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed July 27, 2015).
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Responsibility: John Keay.

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'There is no understanding China, present or future, without a sense of its past...Anybody fascinated by the puzzle of what comes next for our frail, perplexed planet will find unexpected answers in Read more...

 
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