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By the author of the highly acclaimed Chinas Imperial Past

and written in the same lively style, this is a distillation of what every general reader and beginning student should know about the history of traditional Chinese civilization. It weaves together chronologically all aspects of Chinese life and culture, broadly surveying general history, socioeconomic organization, political institutions, religion and thought, and art and literature.

The author explains how the Chinese empire emerged in antiquity, how it flourished and declined in successive cycles for thousands of years, and how in the end it found itself unprepared for both the domestic and the external challenges of the modern era. The result is a concise overview that is both absorbing in itself and basic to a more detailed study of Chinas long and complex evolution.

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The author explains how the Chinese empire emerged in antiquity, how it flourished and declined in successive cycles for thousands of years, and how in the end it found itself unprepared for both the domestic and the external challenges of the modern era.

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“Charles Hucker has written a balanced, precise, and concise overview of China’s evolution until about 1850.”—Asian Forum

“A concise overview of Imperial China—a good place to begin . . . recommended.”—Focus on Asian Studies

Synopsis:

“Charles Hucker has written a balanced, precise, and concise overview of Chinas evolution until about 1850.”—Asian Forum

“A concise overview of Imperial China—a good place to begin . . . recommended.”—Focus on Asian Studies

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ISBN:
9780804709583
Author:
Hucker, Charles O.
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Author:
Hucker, Charles
Location:
Stanford, Calif. :
Subject:
History
Subject:
World
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
China
Subject:
Asia - China
Subject:
World History - China
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
1
Series Volume:
67
Publication Date:
19780631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.23x4.38x.53 in. .35 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The author explains how the Chinese empire emerged in antiquity, how it flourished and declined in successive cycles for thousands of years, and how in the end it found itself unprepared for both the domestic and the external challenges of the modern era.
"Synopsis" by ,
“Charles Hucker has written a balanced, precise, and concise overview of China’s evolution until about 1850.”—Asian Forum

“A concise overview of Imperial China—a good place to begin . . . recommended.”—Focus on Asian Studies

"Synopsis" by ,
“Charles Hucker has written a balanced, precise, and concise overview of Chinas evolution until about 1850.”—Asian Forum

“A concise overview of Imperial China—a good place to begin . . . recommended.”—Focus on Asian Studies

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