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History of imperial China

Author: Timothy Brook; Mark Edward Lewis; Dieter Kuhn; William T Rowe
Publisher: Cambridge Mass. : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2007-2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

After the collapse of the Han dynasty in the third century CE, China divided along a north-south line. This title traces the changes that both underlay and resulted from this split in a period that  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Brook; Mark Edward Lewis; Dieter Kuhn; William T Rowe
ISBN: 9780674024779 067402477X 9780674026056 0674026055 9780674033061 067403306X 9780674031463 0674031466 9780674036123 0674036123 9780674046023 0674046021
OCLC Number: 716571561
Awards: Nominated for John K. Fairbank Prize in East Asian History 2009
Description: 6 volumes : illustrations, cartes
Contents: Vol. 1 : The early Chinese empires : Qin and Han / Mark Edward Lewis. --
321 p. Vol. 3 : China between empires : the Northern and Southern dynasties / Mark Edward Lewis. --
340 p. Vol. 4 : China's cosmopolitan empire : the Tang dynasty / Mark Edward Lewis. --
356 p. Vol. 5 : The age of Confucian rule : the Song transformation of China / Dieter Kuhn. --
356 p. Vol. 6 : China's last empire : the great Qing / William T. Rowe. --
360 p. Vol. 2 : The troubled empire : China in the Yuan and Ming dynasties / Timothy Brook. --
329 p.
Responsibility: Timothy Brook general ed.


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"This opening volume by Lewis foretells that the series will become the new gold standard, as the author explains in clear and telling detail how the Qin dynasty ruthlessly defeated a succession of Read more...

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