More populous than any other country on earth, China also occupies a unique place in our modern world for the continuity of its history and. The Cambridge Illustrated History of China has ratings and 33 reviews. Jim said: I’ve been a sinophile for years now and it was high time I read up o. “In The Cambridge Illustrated History of China Patricia Ebrey pursues these and other basic questions about the shaping of Chinese civilization. Her scope is.
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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Ebrey’s book gives an excellent overview of Chinese history, something many books struggle with, and manages to not only do this but also alongside, give insight into culture, arts, politics and key This book does a good job detailing some of the very early events of China’s history.
You’re going to get things like creation myths, the Great Flood myth, and the very early cultures. The pictures in the book really help.
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The Cambridge Illustrated History of China by Patricia Buckley Ebrey
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Cambridge University PressMay 13, – History – pages. More populous than any other country on earth, China also occupies a unique place in our modern world for the continuity of its history and culture. In this sumptuously illustrated single-volume history, noted historian Patricia Ebrey traces the origins of Chinese culture from prehistoric times to the present. She follows its development from the rise of Confucianism, Buddhism, and the great imperial dynasties to the Mongol, Manchu, and Western intrusions and the modern communist state.
Her scope is phenomenal–embracing Cambdidge arts, culture, economics, society and its treatment of women, foreign policy, emigration, and politics, including the key uprisings of and in Tiananmen Square.
The Cambridge Illustrated History of China
Both a comprehensive introduction to an extraordinary civilization, and an expert exploration of the continuities and disjunctures of Chinese history, Professor Ebrey’s book has become an illustratef guide to China past and present.
Selected pages Title Page. The Eastern Zhou Period.
The Age of Division. The Liao Jin and Yuan Dynasties.
Drama and the Performing Arts. The Early Twentieth Century.
References to this book New Chinese Cinema: Singapore in the Global System: