A Brief History Of Chinese Civilization

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/10/2005
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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This compelling text explores the development of China through its art, religion, literature, and thought as well as through its economic, political, and social history. This author team combines strong research with extensive classroom teaching experience to offer a clear, consistent, and highly readable text that is accessible to students with no previous knowledge of the history of China.

Table of Contents

The Classical Civilization of China
""China"" in Antiquity The Neolithic Age
The Origins of Chinese Writing
The Rise of the Bronze Age
The Shang
The Western Zhou Dynasty
The Odes
Turbulent Times and Classical Thought
The Spring and Autumn Period
The Warring States Period
""The Hundred Schools"" Confucius
The Early Imperial Period I
The Qin Sources and Historiographical Problems Reappraisals
The Han The Formative Years
The Quality of Han Rule
The X
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