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Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-386) and index.

Table of Contents

The Paris years of Arcadio Huang — The peregrinations of Mendes Pinto — Matteo Ricci and the ascent to Peking — Gamble in China — Malraux's Temptation — Looking east : the long view — The seven ages of K'ang-hsi — The energies of Ming life — A painter's circles — Collapse of a purist — A vibrant doctrine — The dialogue of Chinese science — Being Chinese — Food — Medicine — Taxes — Opium — Cock's blood and Browning pistols — Film and politics : Bai Hua's Bitter love — Tiananmen — Poetry and physics : the spirits of opposition — Arthur Wright — Arthur Waley — John Fairbank — Fang Chao-ying.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393033557
Subtitle:
(essays in history and culture )
Author:
Spence, Jonathan D
Publisher:
W.W. Norton
Location:
New York :
Subject:
China
Subject:
China Civilization.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
lst ed.
Series Volume:
no. 1
Publication Date:
c1992
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xiii, 400 p.

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