China: An Illustrated History

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Hippocrene Books, 2000 - History - 142 pages
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China is one of the oldest civilisations in the world with the recorded history spanning almost 4,000 years; yet, to much of the outside world, it remains a mystery. This concise, illustrated volume offers the reader a panoramic view of this remarkable land, from remote antiquity to the twenty-first century.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
THE PREIMPERIAL PERIOD
7
THE IMPERIAL PERIOD
25
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About the author (2000)

Yong Ho received his Ph.D. in anthropology and linguistics, with a specialty in Chinese anthropology and language, from Columbia University. He served as the Director of Language at the China Institute in New york City and has taught Chinese at various institutions in the U.S. His other books include Chinese Practical Dictionary, Beginner's Chinese with 2 Audio CDs (Second Edition), China: An Illustrated History, and Chinese Dictionary & Phrasebook, all published by Hippocrene Books.

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