A History of China (Palgrave Essential Histories Series 3rd Revised edition)

A History of China (Palgrave Essential Histories Series 3rd Revised edition)

By: John A. G. Roberts (author)Hardback

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This absorbing history of China from earliest times to the present covers the country's complex political and economic structures and culture in a concise yet nuanced manner. The third edition has been revised and expanded in the light of recent research and brings the story right up to date. Photos, tables and a new chronology also feature.

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About Author

J.A.G. ROBERTS is a Visiting Research Fellow in History at the University of Huddersfield, UK. He has lectured extensively on the histories of China and Japan and has a special interest in Western perceptions of Chinese and Japanese society. Among his previous publications are Life in Early China and China Through Western Eyes.


List of Maps Preface Acknowledgements Introduction Maps The Prehistory and Early History of China From the Period of Division to the Tang Dynasty The Song and Yuan Dynasties The Early Modern Period: The Ming and the Early Qing China in the Late Qing Republican China, 1911-49 Revolutionary China, 1949-76 From the Era of Deng Xiaoping to the Present Day Notes Chronology Further Reading Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 13/07/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780230249837
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 424
  • ID: 9780230249837
  • weight: 623
  • ISBN10: 0230249833
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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