A History of China

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Macmillan International Higher Education, Jul 13, 2011 - History - 400 pages
A new edition of the rich and absorbing history of China from pre-history to the present day, covering its complex political, economic and cultural structures concisely and clearly
 

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First History of China book so I don't have anything to compare it against. I thought it did a good job of condensing a VERY long history into 300 pages. Since it covered such a long time period there ... Read full review

Contents

1 The Prehistory and Early History of China
1
2 From the Period of Division to the Tang Dynasty
41
3 The Song and Yuan Dynasties
78
The Ming and the Early Qing
115
5 China in the Late Qing
161
6 Republican China 191149
205
7 Revolutionary China 194976
258
8 From the Era of Deng Xiaoping to the Present Day
290
Notes
328
Chronology
345
Further Reading
349
Index
359
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J.A.G. ROBERTS is a Visiting Research Fellow in History at the University of Huddersfield, UK. He has lectured extensively on the histories of China and Japan and has a special interest in Western perceptions of Chinese and Japanese society. Among his previous publications are Life in Early China and China Through Western Eyes.

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