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A History of China: Second Edition (Palgrave Essential Histories)

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Publisher Comments:

This rich and 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. For this new edition, Roberts has developed his analysis of recent interpretations of Chinese history, especially those relating to prehistory and early history, intellectual and cultural trends, China's relationships with her neighbours and the wider world, the rise of the Communists and the role of women in Chinese society.

Synopsis:

A concise history of China now updated to incorporate the latest research

About the Author

J.A.G. ROBERTS is Principal Lecturer in History at the University of Huddersfield.

Table of Contents

List of Maps * Preface * Acknowledgements * Introduction to the First Edition * Introduction to the Second Edition * 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 * China since the 1949 Revolution * Conclusion * Notes * Further Reading * Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781403992758
Author:
Roberts, J A G
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Author:
Roberts, J. A. G.
Author:
Roberts, John A.G.
Subject:
History
Subject:
China
Subject:
Asia - China
Subject:
China History.
Subject:
World History - China
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Palgrave Essential Histories
Publication Date:
20061231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
10 maps
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.50 in

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