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A good *second* book to read as an introduction to the history of China. A bit too detailed for a first book, but works excellently, if one already has some idea of the major dynasties etc. The book strikes the right balance of presenting facts and reasons/causes/5. China: A New History by John Fairbank is universally recommended as the best introductory book on Chinese history. Even though Dr. Fairbank wrote for undergraduate students, the book is an amazing read for anyone interested in Chinese history. Chi. Capturing China’s past in all its complexity, this multi-faceted history portrays China in the context of a larger global world and incorporates the narratives of Chinese as well as non-Chinese ethnic groups. The book offers a complete political, economic, social, and cultural history of China, covering the major events and by: 2. The Penguin History of Modern China by Jonathan Fenby Jonathan Fenby's scholarly volume manages to escape the biggest pitfall of contemporary history writing about China, which is anachronism.
A History of China (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. A History of China. Author. Morris Rossabi. Publisher. Wiley-Blackwell. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History. The world's oldest continuing civilization, China's technological, cultural, and philosophical developments have influenced the world throughout its long history. Wright, an expert on China, has written a fascinating history that not only makes the complex history of China clear to the reader, but weaves into each era of that history the. A History of China The Project Gutenberg EBook of A History of China, by Wolfram Eberhard This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at A History of China. By. Wolfram Eberhard. 4 (1 Review) You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Book Excerpt. have also been concerned not to leave out of account China's relations with her neighbours. Now that we have a better knowledge of China's neighbours, the Turks, Mongols, Tibetans, Tunguses, Tai, not confined to the 4/5(1).
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