The Early Chinese Empires
In 221 B.C. the First Emperor of Qin unified what would become the heart of a Chinese empire whose major features would endure for two millennia. In the first of a six-volume series on the history of imperial China, Lewis highlights the key challenges facing the court officials and scholars who set about governing an empire of such scale and diversity.
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Like all this series, it has an overview of political history, but more on social history and in this case, religious/philosophical history. Very interesting on the development of Chinese religious ... Read full review
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"The Early Chinese Empires: Qin and Han" by Mark Edward Lewis. Pub. 2007, 251 pp. This is the first volume in the six-volume History of Imperial China series published by Harvard University Press; it ... Read full review