China: Its History and Culture

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McGraw Hill Professional, Aug 12, 2004 - History - 368 pages
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“A wonderful job! So lucid, beautfully written, with great range and insight. This will set a new standard for short general histories of China.”

—Michael Gasster, professor emeritus of history at Rutgers University

Newly updated and revised, China: Its History and Culture, Fourth Edition, incorporates the crucial social and economic changes that have taken place in China over the last decade. Through rich detail and engaging illustrations, the book traces China’s history from Neolithic times to the present day.

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When I picked up this slim volume, I had expected a traveler's history, something insubstantial. Instead, I found W. Scott Morton's writing to be graceful. His understanding of China refined. I ... Read full review

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W. Scott Morton (New York, NY) is a full professor emeritus in Chinese and Japanese history and culture and in ancient history at Seton Hall University, in New Jersey.

Charlton N. Lewis (Brooklyn, NY) is a professor emeritus of Chinese history at Brooklyn College, CUNY.

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