A History of Chinese Civilization

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Cambridge University Press, May 31, 1996 - History - 801 pages
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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. Written with an elegant and flowing narrative, the essential virtue of Jacques Gernet's book is to see the history of Chinese civilization as a whole. Yet within the synthesis of the trends - social, political, religious, scientific, artistic - that make up China's past and present, the author never loses sight of the telling detail that brings history to life. A History of Chinese Civilization is illustrated by a wide range of photographs, many maps, line drawings and tables. A detailed and updated chronological table and full bibliography complement the text and the expanded index now includes Chinese characters.
 

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Very good textbook, takes you from Confucius to Mao Tse Tung. Enjoy! Read full review

Review: A History of Chinese Civilization

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Very good textbook, takes you from Confucius to Mao Tse Tung. Enjoy! Read full review

Contents

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CXC
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CXCI
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CXCIII
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CXCV
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CIV
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CVIII
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CXVIII
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CXIX
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CXXVII
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CXXVIII
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CLIV
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CLXXVII
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CLXXVIII
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CXCVIII
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CXCIX
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CCI
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CCII
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CCIII
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CCIV
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CCV
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CCVI
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CCVII
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CCIX
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CCX
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CCXI
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CCXIII
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CCXVIII
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CCXIX
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CCXL
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CCXLI
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CCXLII
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CCXLIII
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CCXLV
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CCXLVII
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CCXLVIII
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CCXLIX
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CCL
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CCLI
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CCLV
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CCLVIII
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CCLXII
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CCLXIV
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CCLXV
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CCLXXI
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CCCX
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CCCXI
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CCCXII
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CCCXIV
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CCCXV
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CCCXVII
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CCCXVIII
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CCCXIX
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CCCXXII
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CCCXXIII
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CCCXXVI
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CCCXLI
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CCCXLIII
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CCCXLIV
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CCCXLV
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CCCXLVII
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CCCXLVIII
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CCCXLIX
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CCCL
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CCCLI
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CCCLII
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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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