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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The writing was engaging and pleasant to read. Feb 13, James rated it liked it Shelves: Patricia Buckley’s book is completely accessible to the interested American reader. She is now a professor at the University of Washington. Jan 24, Mary rated it it was amazing Shelves: Selected pages Page She not only points this out but places her position next to opinions on the same chapter by Chinese historians both modern and pre modern for china has had historians for over thousands of years of which a sizable collection has survived and points out the difference without making a claim as to which is superior.
This book was one of two prescribed for my undergraduate Chinese history course and it served its purpose well.
I solved this problem a little by print I’ve been a sinophile for years now and it was high time I read up on some Chinese history. Jun 14, Greg Strandberg rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s a very readable presentation and you can get the older edition for just a few bucks.
I’ve enjoyed quite a few of the Cambridge Illustrated books in the series, and I appreciate the many, many illustrations: Cambridge University PressJan 25, – History – pages. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
The Cambridge Illustrated History of China
Her scope is phenomenal–embracing Chinese arts, culture, economics, society ebrdy its treatment of women, foreign policy, emigration, and politics, including the key uprisings of and in Tiananmen Square. Oct 09, Thomas rated it really liked it Shelves: It tries to balance things out but the scholars and philosophies to me stuck out the most, on the opposite the material history of Chinese societies was a bit underdeveloped.
Jul 15, Mark rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Eastern Zhou Period.
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Imagine it like this: Singapore in the Global System: Jan 29, Mary Rose rated it really liked it Shelves: 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. China was one of them – intimidatingly foreign because of the language, the size of its territory, the length illustratec its history and the breadth of the historiography Selected pages Title Page.
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I refused to accept that idea. She follows its development from the rise of Confucianism, Budd More populous than any other country on earth, China also occupies a unique place in our wbrey world for the continuity of its history and culture.
The Liao fin and Yuan Dynasties. I found The Cambridge Illustrated History of China to be incredibly informative to the point where it cannot be considered a leisurely read.
A bit heavy now and then but very informative. Apr dhina, Genevieve rated it really liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Because of this, it may be somewhat daunting while executing its main purpose very well; a history book. I wish it had more maps throughout the chapters as well as some timelines.