A History of Chinese Civilization

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Cambridge University Press, May 31, 1996 - History - 801 pages
When published in 1982, this translation of Professor Jacques Gernet's masterly survey of the history and culture of China was immediately welcomed by critics and readers. This revised and updated edition makes it more useful for students and for the general reader concerned with the broad sweep of China's past.
 

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Though I do not doubt Gernet's scholarship, which in this book is wide-ranging and often in depth, the book suffers firstly from a sometimes over-specialisation on certain matters (such as devoting ... Read full review

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A useful book. Limited by book-burning by First Emperor, a couple of thousand years ago. The usual story of continual movements of peoples and leaders, power shifts with frequent incursions by ... Read full review

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Jacques Gernet is the author of "China and the Christian Impact: A Conflict of Cultures" and "Daily Life in China: On the Eve of the Mongol Invasion, 1250-1276," He is the coauthor of "A History of Chinese Civilization,

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