Encyclopedia of China: History and Culture

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Dorothy Perkins
Routledge, Nov 19, 2013 - Reference - 684 pages
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Presents a representative cross-section of entries on all aspects of the history and culture of China. Alphabetically organized, the entries include

* major cities and provinces
* historical eras and figures
* government and politics
* economics
* religion
* language and the writing system
* food and customs
* sports and martial arts
* crafts and architecture
* important Chinese figures outside of mainland China
* important Westerners in China.

 

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Dorothy Perkins is a freelance writer with a background in Asian history. She holds a Ph.D. in religion from Temple University and is the author of Japan Goes to War: A Chronology of Japanese Military Expansion from the Meiji Era to the Attack on Pearl Harbor. She resides in Philadelphia, PA.

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